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Jack Monroe calls out 'injustice' of free school meals failure

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Jack Monroe calls out 'injustice' of free school meals failure

Jack Monroe calls out 'injustice' of free school meals failure

Food writer Jack Monroe has said the ongoing campaign around free school mealshighlights a "chasm of injustice", after pictures shared on social mediashowed inadequacies of the food parcels being given to families.

Ms Monroehighlighted the need for year-round food vouchers as it was announced thatschools will not provide free school meals over February half-term, and thatcouncils should instead provide meals through the Covid Winter Grant Scheme.It comes as Footballer Marcus Rashford has stepped up pressure on BorisJohnson with a call for an urgent review of the Government’s policy in thewake of the coronavirus pandemic.


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