The Trussell Trust has raised the alarm over referrals for families in jobs who are on low incomes.
Food banks in Scotland gave out enough emergency food this year to feed the entire population of Dundee for three days.
A report has shown that the use of Scots food banks has risen by nine per cent – an all time high.
The network of 52 food banks run by the Trussell Trust provided 145,865 emergency food packages to people in crisis – including 47,955 for children.
Low income has become the single biggest reason for a referral to a Scottish food bank and this includes the working poor.
The percentage of people referred due to low income increased, as a proportion of the overall figure, from 21 to 25 per cent in 2015-16.
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