Parents are skipping meals so they can feed their children
Almost one in four parents are skipping meals because they cannot afford to buy food, revealing shocking levels of ‘hidden hunger’, according to a new report.
A survey of over 2,000 adults showed that more than one in 10 do not have enough money to buy meals, rising to almost one in four of parents with children under the age of 18.
Most of those questioned by End Hunger UK, a coalition of anti-food poverty charities, said their food bills had gone up in the past few months.
Around one in 12 of those polled said they had gone without food for a whole day because of lack of money in the past... read more
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