Theresa May skewered on live TV for refusing to accept nurses use food banks because of Tory austerity

The Tory leader claimed “there are many complex reasons why people go to food banks” and would not commit to end the 1% pay cap

Theresa May was skewered on live TV today as she tried to avoid taking the blame for the scandal of nurses using food banks.

The Tory leader claimed “there are many complex reasons why people go to food banks” when questioned in a major BBC interview.

Ministers have scrapped grants for student nurses, and a Sunday People investigation has shown how universities set up food banks for trainees struggling to survive.

A record 700 nurses and healthcare assistants applied for hardship grants last year while the number of nurses using payday loans has almost doubled in three years to 35,000.

read more here: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/theresa-skewered-live-tv-refusing-10326568

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