Peo­ple in need

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The num­ber of peo­ple us­ing a food­bank in Ham­mer­smith and Ful­ham has gone up by 94% fol­low­ing the in­tro­duc­tion of the ben­e­fit sys­tem called Uni­ver­sal Credit. This has lead char­ity the Trus­sell Trust to warn the Gov­ern­ment that food­banks could strug­gle to help peo­ple this Christ­mas un­less ur­gent ac­tion is taken.

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