UK residents face Easter food shortages

Nearly a million people in Britain turn to food banks for emergency supplies as the Easter holiday approaches.

    Nearly a million people in Britain have been forced to ask food banks for emergency rations.

    As the Christian festival of Easter approaches, dozens of leading Anglicans in the UK have criticised the government's attitude to the country's poor.

    AL Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from Chichester, the UK. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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