A viral post on Twitter, now also shared on Facebook, claims to show a tweet from Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries, which reads: “I am fed up of the loony left moaning about the rising demand for food banks. Every family needs to live within their means. Food doesn’t grow on trees!”.
This tweet is fake. A spokesperson for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport told Full Fact: “We can confirm that tweet is a fake, it has never been sent by Nadine Dorries.”
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