The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will launch a report in parliament this week which calls on the government to fund the growing network of foodbanks – many of which are coincidentally run by churches. This is his toxic solution to the growing hunger crisis which has emerged after the string of vindictive and bungled welfare reforms implemented by Iain Duncan Smith.
It is shameful that so many people are now dependent on foodbanks just to be able to feed their children, but to enshrine this charity within the social security system would be a disaster. What poor people need is more money, not more foodbanks. This is just common sense. But you won’t hear calls for an end to vicious cuts to social security from the clowns behind Welby’s report.
One of the authors of the report is…
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