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Food bank demand triples in a year

The number of people relying on food banks to survive has tripled over the last year, according to new figures.

The Trussell Trust, which runs 400 food banks across the UK, said it handed out supplies to more than 350,000 people between April and September this year.

The BBC's Ed Thomas made a visit to a food bank in Manchester.

  • 16 Oct 2013
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