Tag Archives: Oxfam

It is the state that is shirking its duties, not the parents, Mr Gove.

As half a million people are reportedly reliant on the distribution of emergency food from food banks, the Government seems adamant to blame feckless parenting and a ‘scrounger mentality’ for the rise of food poverty in Britain. First, Lord Freud commented in the House of Lords this week that there was no link between the […]
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There is hunger right on our doorsteps: Oxfam blog, 30th May

£1,118 raised so far for Oxfam – Thankyou!

As I embark on day three of this years Live Below The Line challenge, in order to motivate myself to eat yet more lemon curd on toast, and boil some rice for my lunch at work, I thought I’d check out the donations page i’d set up. I was absolutely staggered to discover that over […]
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