On Monday the PM stated "We will provide extra support to ensure that pupils entitled to free school meals will continue to receive them while schools are closed".
A briefing paper by the University of Leeds on mitigating childhood food poverty has found that expanding eligibility for free school meals would narrow inequalities in health and educational attainment.
What an end to the year! 545,000 breakfasts delivered to families in Southwark and with so many donations we can expand our programme for February half term and beyond.
Thanks to donations from the public, we’ve now extended our Breakfast Boxes scheme to distribute another 10,000 breakfasts to vulnerable families in Southwark, providing them with nutritious food throughout the Christmas holidays.
A campaign to drive much-needed support to food charities and local food hubs this winter has been launched by London Councils, the Mayor of London and leading food poverty charities.