Use of emergency food banks more than doubled in Scotland in last year
The Trussell Trust says 14,318 people were helped during 2012 to 2013, an increase of 5,726 over the previous year.
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Churches ‘deeply disappointed’ at Osborne’s defence of benefit cuts
Four British churches have described Chancellor George Osborne’s defence of the Government’s benefit cuts as ‘deeply disappointing.