Number of children using foodbanks up 122 per cent during coronavirus lockdown

The number of children using foodbanks has increased by 122 per cent and the wave of coronavirus panic buying left supply chains “cut off at the knees”, MPs have been told.

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During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.

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