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Jack Monroe

blogger and anti-poverty activist

Jack Monroe is the blogger behind the popular A Girl Called Jack. Besides writing about food and creating budget recipes, she is an anti-poverty activist. Jack speaks out from her own experience as a single mother struggling to make ends meet after losing her job, and has also raised over £3,000 for the Live Below the Line campaign.

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It is the state that is shirking its duties, not the parents

Jack Monroe began using food banks to feed herself and her son last year after losing her job. She found herself grappling with a food budget, after housing costs and bills, of only ten pounds a...