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UKIP say zero hours contracts are forcing Lichfield families to use food banks

UKIP in Lichfield and Burntwood say families are being forced to use food banks because of zero hours contracts.

The party said 840 families in the city had used the area’s food bank.

A spokesperson said the situation “simply isn’t good enough”.

“This is due to delays in social security payments of up to six weeks and as a direct result of zero hours contracts.

“It simply isn’t good enough and that’s why people should vote UKIP, the party that works for the people of Britain not just the advantaged few.”

The candidates standing in the Lichfield constituency in May are:

  • Andy Bennetts – Class War
  • Michael Fabricant – Conservatives
  • Robert Pass – Green Party
  • John Rackham – UKIP
  • Paul Ray – Lib Dem
  • Chris Worsey – Labour

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2 Comments

  1. Johnny

    27th April, 2015 at 10:44 pm

    http://www.ianaustin.co.uk/tory_and_ukip_meps_snub_help_for_food_banks
    Interestingly, Tory MPs and UKIP MEPs failed to back aid for British Foodbanks.

  2. The Speaker

    28th April, 2015 at 9:54 am

    British foodbanks for British people with British food, probably.