Councillors collect for Foodbank
Luton's Labour councillors brought food items to their last meeting to be donated to Luton Foodbank.
Councillor Jennifer Rowlands – who sits on the Foodbank’s governing board – suggested the initiative to mark the week when the government’s latest reduction in the benefits cap comes into force.
She said: “Many Luton families will be finding it difficult to make ends meet this week, and will be reliant on Luton Foodbank to see them through.”
> The benefits cap reduction will take £2 million out of the local economy in the coming year.