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Tory MP: People use food banks because they cannot budget or cook properly

A Conservative MP has suggested people in the UK use food banks because they “cannot cook properly” and “cannot budget”. Ashfield MP Lee Anderson invited “everybody” on the opposition benches in the House of Commons to visit a food bank in Ashfield, Notts, where, when people come for a food parcel, they now need to register for a “budgeting course” and a “cooking course”.

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