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Baroness apologises for 'poor people can't cook' remark

A Conservative peer has apologised after suggesting one reason for the rise in food bank use is that poor people "don't know how to cook". Baroness Jenkin made the remarks as part of a panel that has put together a landmark report on how to address the number of Britons struggling to feed themselves.

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Baroness Jenkin apologises for poor people comment

Baroness Jenkin has apologised for suggesting poor people "don't know how to cook".

The Conservative peer said she was attempting to highlight that as a society we have lost our ability to cook.

It comes as a panel published a report on how to address the number of Britons who are struggling to feed themselves.

ITV News Political Correspondent Libby Wiener reports

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