Thousands of Scots are to get food handouts because they can no longer make ends meet.
Jobcentres have been told to send desperate families to charity food banks.
Benefit cuts, unemployment and rising living costs mean an increasing number of Scots can’t afford to put food on the table.
The Trussell Trust charity are setting up food banks in Glasgow and Edinburgh to add to their centres in Inverness and Dundee. They believe 60,000 Scots will eventually need their help.