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    The Right to Food

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    In the last decade demand for food banks has soared across Scotland as more people find themselves in dire need of assistance. Elaine Smith, Member of Scottish Parliament for Labour, joins Tommy Sheridan this week where she also explores the question, why are female politicians disproportionately harassed online.

    If Scotland is a wealthy country, why is there a bill going through Parliament that ensures the people of Scotland have a right to food? In the last decade demand for food banks has soared across Scotland as more people find themselves in dire need of assistance. Elaine Smith, Member of Scottish Parliament for Labour, joins Tommy Sheridan this week where she also explores the question, why are female politicians disproportionately harassed online. Is this a new phenomenon or has the advent of social media simply made it easier to hound public figures?

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