Education leaders back Marcus Rashford’s free school meals campaign

More than 30 influential education leaders have written a letter to ministers urging the government to support footballer Marcus Rashford’s campaign on free school meals. Rashford has already successfully...

Child poverty increases in England across the north and Midlands

Child poverty has shot up in towns and cities across the north and Midlands of England, fuelled by stagnating family incomes and the spiralling cost of housing, an analysis has found. Although deprived inner...

Surge in number of UK children applying for free school meals

There has been a surge in the number of UK children registering for free school meals, with an estimated 1 million pupils recently signing up for the first time, according to food poverty campaigners. Analysis...

Category - Poverty