first_imgIt’s been claimed that a widespread usage of food banks across West Tyrone and further afield is proof that poverty is rife in the area. While various organisations are supplying emergency food to a number of people, it’s reported that it is becoming increasingly difficult to help them.West Tyrone MLA Daniel McCrossan says the issue runs much deeper, owing to major cuts to benefits, emergency grants and crisis loans over the yearsHe says more investment is needed for the constituency but it seems to be falling on deaf ears:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ Pinterest Facebook Twitter Facebook WhatsApp Harps come back to win in Waterford Previous articleGallagher to take European Bronze back to Two Castle’sNext articleSeven people awaiting admission at LUH today News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Google+center_img By News Highland – April 25, 2018 Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Twitter AudioHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp Fears poverty rife in Tyrone over increase in use of foodbanks FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 DL Debate – 24/05/21 Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24thlast_img