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The latest updates from the #EndHungerUK team

The importance of measuring hunger

March 6, 2017

Dr Elisabeth Garratt from the Centre for Social Investigation at Nuffield College – University of Oxford, blogs about why the government should be measuring food insecurity. (more…)

One Big Conversation at a Time

March 1, 2017

End Hunger supporter Lydia Groenewald is a Church Action on Poverty supporter in Leeds who held a Big Conversation event last week, and tells us how it went.

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Parliamentary Committee Tells Government – Reconsider Benefit Sanctions

February 28, 2017

The recent Public Accounts Select Committee report into the impact of benefit sanctions has confirmed what many working on the front line against poverty have long known. Here Liam Purcell from End Hunger UK partner organisation Church Action on Poverty explains why the government must rethink sanctions.

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Children are telling us: “living is more important than surviving”

February 7, 2017

 

Photo by Alan McCredie, copyright Nourish Scotland

Photo by Alan McCredie, copyright Nourish Scotland

Continuing our theme ofGiving children the best start in life by avoiding the damaging impact of hunger on health, attainment and opportunity’, Elli Kontoravvdis of Nourish Scotland reflects on the issue from the perspective of children themselves.

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Maintaining a nutrition safety net for vulnerable families

February 2, 2017

healthystartallianceDr Helen Crawley of the Healthy Start Alliance argues for a commitment to increase the voucher value and uptake of the UK’s Healthy Start programme.

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Feeding Britain

February 2, 2017

Frank Field MP and Andrew Forsey explain Feeding Britain’s work feedingbritainlogoto realise a vision of a UK in which everyone has access to good food and no one need go to bed hungry.

 

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Taking hunger as seriously as medals

January 23, 2017

goldmedalFood justice expert Geoff Tansey says we need to persuade our Government to take ending hunger and household food insecurity as seriously as Olympic golds.

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A recipe for achieving food security for all

January 13, 2017

cropped-Profile-logo-2.jpgOur vision is of a UK in which everyone has access to good food and no one need go to bed hungry.

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Categories: Big Conversation

Filling the Holiday Gap

January 5, 2017

holidayhunger2Lindsay Graham, Child Food Poverty Policy Advisor, explains why tackling holiday hunger is such an important goal for End Hunger UK.

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What can we do about the hunger problem in the UK?

December 7, 2016

Guest blogger Ruth Wilde works as Faith in Action Project Worker for the Student Christian Movement, as well as working freelance for Christian Peacemaker Teams UK. In her spare time, Ruth studies Theology at the Queen’s Foundation in Birmingham. This post originally appeared on the blog of the William Temple Foundation.
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