Number of food bank users up 163% in past year

Almost a million adults and children received emergency supplies from food banks in the past year - a "shocking" rise of 163% on the previous 12 months - a new report from the Trussell Trust has revealed.

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Food bank manager: We only help the 'desperate'

The manager of a food bank warehouse in Slough has dismissed Government claims more people are using them because of better marketing, telling Daybreak they only help "people who are desperate".

Sue Sibany-King said they only provided emergency food supplies to those who were referred to them with a voucher.

"We do have so many measures to make sure people can't just come in without a voucher. We have got over 100 referring agencies in this area. People can go to them and they are all assessed by those agencies, then they are given a voucher."

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