BBC Film 2114 Review of ‘12 years a Foodbank User’

I’m not offering any opinions about this piece, just putting it here so I can read/study this more later.

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Cameron & co stung by criticism from charities over food poverty decide to eliminate foodbank use by banning foodbanks! Cameron & co stung by criticism from charities over food poverty decide to eliminate foodbank use by banning foodbanks! Image donated by @Rowland72James from Twitter

“Hello, and welcome to another episode of the BBC’s ‘Film 2114’. This week we will be focussing on a potential British Oscar winner ’12 years a Foodbank User’. Most people, who haven’t studied this area of history will probably be unaware of what a ‘foodbank’ is. I will tell you now, and I promise, you won’t believe a word I say, but it’s all true. A foodbank is a place people went to when in a financial crisis; they had not been provided by appropriate financial support from the state or they were not earning enough through work. A foodbank would then provide these people in crisis with 3 days emergency food supplies. Unthinkable, I know!

You’ll be thinking that only a tiny number of…

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