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Food Banks: North East

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 166461, tabled on 20 July 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an estimate of the number of people using food banks in the North East.

Answered on

24 July 2018

We do not record the number of people using food banks or other types of food aid. We are currently reviewing research carried out by organisations including the Trussell Trust, to add to our understanding of food bank use, and will consider requirements to add to our evidence base.