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If Tories want to help the hungry, here's what they should do | Letters

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Andrew Forsey on how the government can make the take-up of food vouchers easier. Plus Jeff Skinner , Les Bright and Joe Shackles on the need to retain the universal credit uplift While Marcus Rashford's rallying cry around the need to raise awareness and take-up of Healthy Start vouchers is incredibly helpful, the remainder of your article suggests that increased awareness alone might not be sufficient if full take-up of the vouchers is to be achieved ( Marcus Rashford urges health staff to spread word about food vouchers, 4 August ). The government almost certainly holds the information...
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