In some parts of the UK there's been a 100 percent increase in the number of people in need of assistance from food banks.
According to the Trussell Trust the number of adults and children fed nationwide by food banks have increased from 61,468 in 2010-11 to 128,697 in 2011-12.
- 61,468 people used food banks between 2010-2011
- 128,697 people used food banks between the same period 2011-2012
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