TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady described the numbers of people turning to foodbanks in the UK as "shocking".
The Chancellor is talking up a recovery - but for who? These new figures show that, despite trying desperately hard to make ends meet, hundreds of thousands of people still can't afford to put food on the table for their families.
Welfare reforms like the Bedroom Tax have pushed more households into food poverty.
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