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The Children’s Commissioners of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have condemned the Tory two-child benefit limit.
IPPR thinktank says “we need a far deeper rethink of housing, childcare, social security and work.”
Tory government also accused of a “clear breach of children’s human rights.”
Fuel poverty charity has seen a 43% increase in enquires over the last year.
DWP accused of a “complete dereliction of duty and abandonment of some of our poorest at the worst possible time.”
UK government told plan “will pull hundreds of thousands more people into poverty.”
Figures reveal that 95% of foodbank users are destitute and 62% are disabled.
Civil rights campaigners have called for the Tory proposal to be scrapped.
Trussell Trust calls for urgent action to end the need for foodbanks.
£36bn per year had been cut from social security since 2010.