The UK government’s recent autumn statement set out several measures to help people with rapidly rising prices. These including increased benefit payments and an extension to the energy price cap, although at a less generous...Read more
A survey of school meal providers operating in nearly 10,000 schools paints a ‘stark picture’ of the challenges facing the school food industry across England and Wales.
That’s the conclusion of The School Food People –...Read more
The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on household food security in the UK. Five million families have encountered food insecurity, and 200,000 children are missing meals every day.Read more
Over one million people have signed a petition launched by England footballer Marcus Rashford for children from poor families in England to get free meals during school holidays.
The Manchester United striker, 22, has been at...Read more
Following a campaign led by the England and Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford, the UK government has committed to providing free school meals to children in England during the 2020 summer holidays.Read more
Free school meals will be available to more than a million children in England over the summer holidays thanks to the efforts of a young England footballer.
Marcus Rashford, 22, had written an impassioned letter to...Read more
The closure of South Africa’s schools seven weeks ago halted a national feeding programme providing meals to 9 million extremely poor children, filling their stomachs and helping them get through the classroom day to get...Read more