Lincoln foodbank handing out more parcels than ever

Universal credit is being blamed for rise.

Universal credit is being blamed for Lincoln foodbank handing out more parcels than it's done in its entire ten year history.

The last 6 months alone has seen the charity give out almost 15 hundred.....that's more than 50 per cent increase on the same period last year.

It's been largely put down to the 5 week wait as people go onto the new benefits system.

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