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.
Children are telling us: “living is more important than surviving”
February 7, 2017
Photo by Alan McCredie, copyright Nourish Scotland
Continuing our theme of ‘Giving 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.
Maintaining a nutrition safety net for vulnerable families
February 2, 2017
Dr 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.
February 2, 2017
Frank Field MP and Andrew Forsey explain Feeding Britain’s work to realise a vision of a UK in which everyone has access to good food and no one need go to bed hungry.
Taking hunger as seriously as medals
January 23, 2017
Food justice expert Geoff Tansey says we need to persuade our Government to take ending hunger and household food insecurity as seriously as Olympic golds.
A recipe for achieving food security for all
January 13, 2017
Our vision is of a UK in which everyone has access to good food and no one need go to bed hungry.
Filling the Holiday Gap
January 5, 2017
Lindsay Graham, Child Food Poverty Policy Advisor, explains why tackling holiday hunger is such an important goal for End Hunger UK.
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.
#endhungeruk campaign launches Big Conversation – step up to the plate
October 17, 2016
This guest post first appeared on Geoff Tansey’s blog. Geoff curates the Food Systems Academy, a free, online, open education resource to transform our food systems. He is also a member of the Food Ethics Council and chaired the Fabian Commission on Food and Poverty, which reported in 2015.
Let’s make this World Food Day about more than food
October 16, 2016
David McAuley, Chief Executive of anti-poverty charity The Trussell Trust, says that World Food Day is a time to remember the people who are going hungry both around the globe and on our doorstep. (This article first appeared on the Huffington Post.)
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