Where’s the funding gone? The mystery of the “missing” £88m allocated to provide free school meals to disadvantaged children

MILLIONS of pounds allocated by the government to feed some of the poorest children in the country is unaccounted for, according to a new report being published today (Thursday 27 June). Hungry for Change, a working paper on free school meals being published by anti-poverty charity Feeding Britain, estimates that in one year alone £88.3 … Continue reading "Where’s the funding gone? The mystery of the “missing” £88m allocated to provide free school meals to disadvantaged children"
27th June 2019

Holiday clubs provide far more benefits beyond just providing food, study reveals

The largest study of school holiday clubs in England has found that as well as helping to combat childhood hunger, holiday clubs provide a number of social and health benefits including providing children a safe place to play. The extensive findings of the study were released today (Wednesday 30 May) at a special event at … Continue reading "Holiday clubs provide far more benefits beyond just providing food, study reveals"
11th June 2018