A Conservative member of the House of Lords has said an inability to prepare meals at home is one of the reasons people are suffering from hunger.
Speaking at a press event to mark a new report on hunger in the UK, Baroness Jenkin said part of the problem was that "poor people don't know how to cook".
Political Correspondent Libby Wiener is following developments.
Baroness Jenkin says lack of cooking skills part of problem; 'Poor people don't know how to cook' she tells presser #FeedingBritain
The Baroness did explain that there were a number of factors behind hunger, not simply a lack of cooking skill among low-income households.
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