Marcus Rashford enlists Jamie Oliver to demand No10 ‘urgently reviews’ school meals

Have children been receiving school meals during the pandemic? Yes. The Government said schools in England should provide meal options for all eligible pupils, including vulnerable children and the children of key workers, regardless of whether they are being educated in the classroom or at home. Meals should be available free of charge to all … Read more Marcus Rashford enlists Jamie Oliver to demand No10 ‘urgently reviews’ school meals

Fresh free school meals row as union warns poor families will NOT get food over February half-term

Meal scheme will switch for half-term  The free meal system for school pupils will change over the February half term – as the government tries to balance its books by using a different department’s funding for the food. In a switchover that has the potential to spark some administration issues, meals for those that need … Read more Fresh free school meals row as union warns poor families will NOT get food over February half-term

Fresh free school meals row as union warns poor families will NOT get food over February half-term

Meal scheme will switch for half-term  The free meal system for school pupils will change over the February half term – as the government tries to balance its books by using a different department’s funding for the food. In a switchover that has the potential to spark some administration issues, meals for those that need … Read more Fresh free school meals row as union warns poor families will NOT get food over February half-term

Free school meals: Chartwells to include breakfast after criticism

Catering firm Chartwells has announced it will start including breakfast in free school meal deliveries in response to the fierce criticism of its meagre parcels.  The under-fire schools food provider has apologised and vowed to raise standards after parents railed against the paltry lunches it was sending their children.    Boris Johnson branded the boxes of … Read more Free school meals: Chartwells to include breakfast after criticism

Boris vows to crackdown on free school meal firms after meeting with Marcus Rashford

Boris Johnson told footballer Marcus Rashford this morning paltry school meal hampers were ‘unacceptable’ – as one teacher admtted spending as little as £1 per meal rather due to ‘overheads’. The Prime Minister spoke to the Manchester United footballer following 48 hours of appalling images of sorry-looking groceries went around the internet. It came as … Read more Boris vows to crackdown on free school meal firms after meeting with Marcus Rashford

Boris vows to crackdown on free school meal firms after meeting with Marcus Rashford

Boris Johnson told footballer Marcus Rashford this morning paltry school meal hampers were ‘unacceptable’ – as one teacher admtted spending as little as £1 per meal rather due to ‘overheads’. The Prime Minister spoke to the Manchester United footballer following 48 hours of appalling images of sorry-looking groceries went around the internet. It came as … Read more Boris vows to crackdown on free school meal firms after meeting with Marcus Rashford

Marcus Rashford blasts ‘unacceptable’ food parcel supposed to feed a family for three days

Sir Keir Starmer and Marcus Rashford have blasted ‘unacceptable’ food parcels that are supposed to feed families for three days amid claims the £30 voucher replacements cost just £5.22. The Labour leader and Manchester United footballer – who has been behind a drive to get free meals to children who need them –  were responding to … Read more Marcus Rashford blasts ‘unacceptable’ food parcel supposed to feed a family for three days

Marcus Rashford blasts ‘unacceptable’ food parcel supposed to feed a family for three days

Keir Starmer and Marcus Rashford slam ‘disgraceful’ free school meals parcel given to mother to ‘last 10 days’ that she estimates cost £5.22 as children’s minister vows to look into claims Children’s minister Vicky Ford vowed to look into a report by a mother on Twitter The woman, who goes by @RoadsideMum on Twitter, shared … Read more Marcus Rashford blasts ‘unacceptable’ food parcel supposed to feed a family for three days

Marcus Rashford honoured during BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Marcus Rashford honoured for his efforts to end child food poverty with a ‘Panel Special Award’ during BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year as Manchester United star admits he ‘didn’t expect’ reaction to his campaign Marcus Rashford was honoured at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards He was given a Panel Special Award … Read more Marcus Rashford honoured during BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Marcus Rashford honoured during BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Marcus Rashford honoured for his efforts to end child food poverty with a ‘Panel Special Award’ during BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year as Manchester United star admits he ‘didn’t expect’ reaction to his campaign Marcus Rashford was honoured at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards He was given a Panel Special Award … Read more Marcus Rashford honoured during BBC Sports Personality of the Year