Monday, 28 November 2011

STARVING BRITAIN

DESPERATE families are facing a Dickensian Christmas with at least 100,000 Britons relying on food parcels because they can’t afford to eat.A new food bank is opening every week as charities struggle to cope with increasing numbers of people hit by a combination of Government cuts, rising unemployment and soaring food and fuel prices.

The Sunday Express has uncovered shocking cases of hunger and deprivation, even among the middle classes in areas once considered affluent.Diseases linked to poverty, such as rickets, could be making a comeback as Britons battle against the odds.

Read this article in full on The Sunday Express

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