Love and hunger in breadline Britain


Credit: United States Department of Agriculture/Bob Nichols. CC0 Public Domain.

Chris Shannahan introduces a new project, being supported by Church Action on Poverty: working for a a moral and spiritual revolution to replace the culture of shame with a politics of love and solidarity.

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Local welfare schemes are failing people in crisis

not-making-ends-meetCrisis support schemes run by local authorities are failing to operate effectively with increasing numbers of destitute people turning instead to food banks and other voluntary agencies for help, according to a new report published by The Children’s Society and the Church of England. Tom Sefton from the Church of England, one of the report’s co-authors, writes more.

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