North East MP Grahame Morris told the Houses of Parliament that children are 'going hungry because of a flawed benefit system'.
The Easington MP said the film 'I, Daniel Blake' is a reality in his constituency as families struggle to make ends meet. During the commons debate on Universal Credit, Easington MP Grahame Morris told a shocking story of a young boy who sneaked a burger into his pocket at a community barbecue to take home to his hungry sister.
Mr Morris related the story that he was told by Malcolm Fallow, chief executive of the East Durham Trust, at the organisation’s recent 10th anniversary event.
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