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Tory Candidate Faces Questions Over App That Charged Food Banks Hundreds of Pounds

2 monthes ago   |   By Novara Media

A Conservative party candidate is facing questions over whether she sought to profit from Britain's hunger crisis with an app that charged food banks hundreds of pounds to promote lists of items they need from donors.
Miriam Cates, who is standing in the marginal Penistone and Stocksbridge constituency in South Yorkshire, launched the Foodbank app in 2014 through her company Redemption Media, which she runs with her husband, Dave, Novara Media has learned.
The app charged food banks a £360 subscription fee for two years and allowed them to post “shopping lists” for people interested in...
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