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Tackling food insecurity in Scotland

As a result of poverty – not a shortage of food – too many people don’t have enough food in Scotland. A Menu for Change aims to reduce the need for emergency food aid by ensuring people across Scotland get the cash, rights and food they need before they are in crisis.

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Nearly 600,000 food parcels handed out in Scotland in last 18 months

Read our full statistical briefing on the new figures. New figures released today by A Menu for Change and the Independent Food Aid Network reveal the full scale of food bank use in Scotland. 596,472 emergency food parcels were handed out between April 2018 and September 2019. This equates to more than 1,000 food parcels…

The fight against food insecurity in Scotland

By Jamie Livingstone, Head of Oxfam Scotland and a Director of A Menu for Change. Today, on World Food Day, I would normally highlight the suffering of people being denied food because of drought, flood, or conflict. Globally, hunger has risen for three years in a row. But this isn’t only a far-away problem. There…

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A Menu for Change: Oxfam Scotland, the Poverty Alliance, the Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland and Nourish Scotland

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