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Foodbank concerns to be highlighted in HOK

Tue, 12 May 2015

Neal Mellon from the Foodbank
Neal Mellon from the Foodbank

Concerns have been raised as to why there's been an increase in the number of people needing help from the Foodbank.

Onchan MHK Peter Karran will quiz the Treasury Minister on the subject in the House of Keys this morning.

He wants to know what's caused the increase and says government has a lot of questions to answer. 

The Foodbank was set up in 2013 by government and the third sector to provide emergency food parcels for those in need - Mr Karran says he believes the whole Island is affected:

 

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