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Food Foundations writes to the Department for Education again about holiday food insecurity

In a letter to Gavin Williamson CBE MP signed by the Food Foundation, School Food Matters, Sustain and other campaigning organisations, experts draw attention to the fact that, come the Easter holidays, millions of children could need statutory help in order to access enough food:

“The loss of free school meals during school holidays typically adds £30-40 per week to household food spending. With even more families affected through loss of income and illness, the need to maintain support to feed children during the holidays has become imperative.”

Read the letter in full here.