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Free School Holiday Activities and Meals

Part of Education – in the House of Commons on 2nd March 2020.

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Photo of Nadia Whittome Nadia Whittome Labour, Nottingham East

The funding for the Government’s holiday activities and food programme is a drop in the ocean, given that in Nottingham alone, nearly 11,000 children used food banks for emergency supplies in the past year. Does the Minister acknowledge the sheer scale of child poverty and hunger, which has boomed on this Government’s watch? Will she outline how this Government scheme is at least targeting the areas of the country that are most in need?