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We should follow the science on poverty and give cash grants to those in need

Cash, not physical goods, can give those in need dignity and personal responsibility - and allow them to change their lives.

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Iqbal Nasim MBE is CEO of the National Zakat Foundation
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The recent scandal involving UK government food parcels to disadvantaged families where a £30 'hamper' looked so bare as to be described as 'woefully inadequate' by many - has raised a deeper question about how both governments and charities can best deliver welfare and support.

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