Food Banks

Part of Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 4:43 pm on 17th December 2014.

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Photo of Maria Eagle Maria Eagle Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 4:43 pm, 17th December 2014

My hon. Friend makes an important point. We have already noted the number of people who are forced to rely on food banks even though they are in work. That is not right in this day and age, and he illustrates that very well with his own experience.