The Juggling Act: Jack Monroe on breakdowns and being a single mum on a budget
Telegraph, 17 Feb 2021
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The pressures of being a working single mum left Jack Monroe in hospital, suffering from a breakdown. But her ability to feed her son on a shoestring budget also saw her shoot to prominence as a food writer. She tells Claire Newell why she wishes she'd asked for help sooner when times were tough, and why she believes that upping benefit payments for low-income families would see the government save money in the long-term.
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