Universal Credit http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31466/all en Food bank visits surge, not just for the poor http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130208/UK-food-banks-debt-crisis-global-economy-aid <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">With unemployment at a 16-year high and one in five people living below the poverty line, the number of people using food banks in the United Kingdom has escalated during the recession. But it&#39;s not just the less well-off that are in need of help.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130208/UK-food-banks-debt-crisis-global-economy-aid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> food banks Trussell Trust Universal Credit Debt Crisis Want to Know Food & Drink Aid Global Economy Health United Kingdom Fri, 08 Feb 2013 18:04:12 +0000 Matt Clinch, CNBC 5750268 at http://www.globalpost.com