The Prime Minister David Cameron has faced questions over the rise in demand for emergency food and food banks.
The question came as part of today's Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons.
Asked whether David Cameron was concerned about the massive increase in people using foodbanks under his Government, the Prime Minister's official spokesman said:
Recognising that these are tough economic times is why the Government has been taking the action it is in a number of areas to help families, including through measures around fuel duty and council tax.
Susan Chapman and her son Daniel from Yorkshire travelled down to London and camped out overnight to watch Margaret Thatcher's funeral.
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On the streets of Richmond, there was also support for the former Prime Minister:
The Foreign Secretary and Richmond MP, William Hague, was among the two thousand strong congregation to attend Baroness Thatcher's at St Paul's Cathedral.
In his North Yorkshire constituency, members of the local Conservative Club gathered to pay their own respects.
Club President, Oliver Blease, told ITV News that although her leadership had divided the country, it was right Lady Thatcher was given a ceremonial funeral:
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