To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to provide support to people at risk of hunger.
The Healthy Start scheme provides a nutritional safety net for pregnant women, new mothers and children under four years old in families throughout the United Kingdom who are claiming income-based benefits and tax credits.
Our successful Change4Life programme encourages everyone in England to 'eat well, move more, live longer' with a specific focus on lower income families with 5-11 year old children. Since its launch more than 1.9 million families have joined Change4Life. Its tools and resources incentivise and encourage behaviour change. The Meal Mixer app, for example, has been downloaded more than a million times and contains hundreds of quick, healthy and affordable family recipes.