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Food Banks

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 11th December 2017.

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Photo of Jo Stevens Jo Stevens Labour, Cardiff Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect of the (a) two child limit element in child tax credits and(b) the equivalent element in universal credit on the use of food banks families over the next 5 years.

Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

This Department has made no projection of trends in food bank use.

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