Wakefield MP calls for Hunger Minister

Mary Creagh is among of a group of MPs calling for a Hunger Minister to tackle the growing rate of food poverty across the country.

A government committee - chaired by the Wakefield representative - has found nearly one in five under 15's in the UK live with an adult who struggles to buy food.

The blame is being placed with high living costs and stagnating wages.

Ms Creagh wants Universal Credit and benefits to be re-assessed.

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