The Trussell Trust has published a report, Financial insecurity, food insecurity, and disability: The profile of people receiving emergency food assistance from The Trussell Trust Foodbank Network in Britain:
… Almost half of households reported their incomes were unsteady from week to week and month to month. Both people on benefits and people in work had unsteady incomes, with one-third of the sample awaiting a benefit payment. …
There is an urgent need for upstream interventions to address the financial insecurity and insufficiency underlying food insecurity among people using food banks.
Click here to read the report.