Over 14 million already in poverty, 1.6million used food banks last year, and the impact of Brexit is still to come.
in 6 months 265 three day emergency food supplies were provided to people in crisis
“I am writing to foodbank organisations in Scotland to find out whether they have any plans to make service users aware of the consultation, and how they are supporting them in submitting their views to the outcome of the consultation.”
Local MSP Maree Todd SNP has called for a halt to the roll out of Universal Credit – the UK Government’s social security payment scheme.
” In ‘normal’ times the murder of an MP during a political campaign would have been considered a sea change moment “
Orkney endeavours to use local suppliers with around 45% of food used in the menus locally sourced
“170,625 three day emergency food supplies were handed to people in crisis, with 55,038 of these provided for children.”