Hunger crisis hits lockdown Britain as 1.5million say they go without eating all day due to poverty brought on by coronavirus pandemic — Prepare For Change – April 24, 2020

April 24, 2020 by Edward Morgan

  • Shocking figures come from YouGov poll commissioned by the Food Foundation
  • More than one million have lost all their income since lockdown was announced
  • Charity calls for food parcels to be delivered to those who are self-isolating

By Tom Pyman,

Million of Brits are going without meals in a growing food crisis amid the coronavirus lockdown, according to a charity.

Some 1.5 million people have reported going a whole day without eating since the draconian measures were introduced three weeks ago, because they didn’t have enough in their cupboards and fridges.

The figures, from a YouGov poll commissioned by the Food Foundation and the FFCC (Food, Farming and Countryside Commission), also show six per cent of the population – more than three million people – have had someone in their household skip dinner. →

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