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Save the Children targets UK

Save the Children launches its first ever British campaign, saying one in eight of the UK's poorest children go without at least one hot meal per day.

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Thousands of UK families suffer from food poverty

The growth of food banks is evidence of a new type of food poverty and proof that the poorest are going hungry, according to leading charities.

One in eight of the poorest children don't get a single hot meal each day according to Save The Children Credit: KatyFawITV
Food banks like this one in Birmingham are dealing with the increase in poverty Credit: KatyFawITV

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