Food Banks: North East:Written question - 166461

Asked on: 20 July 2018
Department for Work and Pensions
Food Banks: North East
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an estimate of the number of people using food banks in the North East.
Answered by: Justin Tomlinson
Answered on: 24 July 2018

We do not record the number of people using food banks or other types of food aid. We are currently reviewing research carried out by organisations including the Trussell Trust, to add to our understanding of food bank use, and will consider requirements to add to our evidence base.

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