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UK Human Rights Blog Post: Should we have an enforceable right to food? Professor Geraldine Van Bueren QC

Wednesday 6 November 2013

Professor Geraldine Van Bueren QC writes on the UK Human Rights Blog:

"People are going hungry in England because England, to the detriment of the poor, has forgotten its legal history.

Nearly eight hundred years ago, in 1216 English law first recognized a right to food. Yet between April and September this year over 350,000 people received three days’ emergency food from the Trussell Trust food banks, triple the numbers helped in the same period last year..." Read the full post on the UK Human Rights Blog.

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