People in the South West use foodbanks the most

45,000 people in our region use foodbanks according to the Trussell Trust charity, which runs food donation programmes across the south west. The situation is being debated in the House of Commons today, 18 December.

Thousands of people in the South West are having to resort to foodbanks to feed their families Credit: ITV News West Country

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More families need foodbanks

The number of people using foodbanks in the Southwest is more than 45,000, according to the Trussell Trust charity, which runs food donation programmes across the south west