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Hungry Britain?

Hundreds of thousands of people across the country are now getting free handouts of food. So what's really behind the dramatic rise in the number of food banks and the claims of hunger in Britain? Reporter Darragh MacIntyre investigates whether it's the economic squeeze, benefit changes or, as the government has suggested, it's simply a case of people taking advantage of free food on offer.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 14 Mar 2014 00:50


Role Contributor
ReporterDarragh MacIntyre
ProducerJoseph McAuley
Executive ProducerAndrew Head
EditorTom Giles