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Public in Scotland: need for food banks ‘fundamentally wrong’

Categories: Articles:Social Justice | Published: 23/12/2015 | Views: 917
A new poll revealed a huge majority of people in Scotland believe the need for food banks is a sign that something is ‘fundamentally wrong’ in our society. The research, which was commissioned by Oxfam Scotland, also indicates strong support for action to reduce the need for food banks – and wider food insecurity – in Scotland.

The new research found that 82% of people in Scotland believe there is something fundamentally wrong in our society if people have to use food banks. The figure across the rest of Great Britain was 75%. To read the press release click here.   The research was released ahead of the Poverty Alliance's event on Food Poverty and Social Justice on 10 December in Glasgow.
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