Number of children relying on food banks more than doubles during lockdown, figures show

The Independent reports …

The number of children having to rely on food banks has more than doubled during the coronavirus pandemic, as charities warn the UK is “sweeping into an economic crisis” and ministers face calls for emergency measures to ensure families don’t go hungry.

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