Dr Hannah Lambie-Mumford is a Research Fellow at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (Speri), University of Sheffield. Her research focuses on food insecurity, the rise of emergency food provision in the UK and the human right to food.
At this time of year, many of us are moved by the stories brought to the fore by festive charitable appeals. Food banks are an increasingly prominent form of charitable giving and at the beginning of this month Fareshare and the Trussell Trust ran their Christmas Neighbourhood Food Collection in Tesco stores nationwide. Continue reading