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Using food banks while waiting for first universal credit payment: “never felt so low”

6th November 2018

“A mother-of-three who has been using food banks while she waits for her first universal credit payment said she has “never felt so low”.

Speaking at a food bank in Cardiff, the woman, 37, said she feared being unable to buy her children Christmas presents.

One charity said a minimum five-week wait for a first benefits payment could mean more people needing help.

The Trussell Trust reports food bank use up 13%. The UK government said they were used for different reasons.”

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