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The latest updates from the #EndHungerUK team

The Government Has a Role In Ending Holiday Hunger

July 6, 2017

Last week London Assembly Member Fiona Twycross helped End Hunger launch our campaign on holiday hunger at City Hall in London last week. Today she blogs in the work going on to combat holiday hunger in London and why she believes ultimately the state has a role in ending hunger.

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UNICEF Report; Britain Worst in Europe for Children’s Hunger

June 27, 2017

This June’s UNICEF report should have shocked Britain into action. Britain has the highest level of children brought up in severe food poverty in Europe. Robin Hinks works for the Food Foundation an independent think tank on food issues who have long called for regular measurement of levels of food insecurity in the UK and takes us through the figures in this report.

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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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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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