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Marcus Rashford urges voters to ask MPs to end the ‘child hunger pandemic’


MARCUS Rashford is calling on voters to write to their MP to urge them to back recommendations to end what he calls the “child hunger pandemic”.

The England and Man United footballer said that child food poverty was getting worse.

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Marcus, 23, is backing more free school meals eligibility, long-term Holiday Activities and Food Programme funding and eligibility for the Healthy Start campaign widened[/caption]

Marcus, 23, is backing more free school meals eligibility, long-term Holiday Activities and Food Programme funding and eligibility for the Healthy Start campaign widened.

He said: “You can fill 27 Wembley stadiums with the 2.5million children struggling to know where their next meal is coming from.

“I hope we will see the required investment pledged in the Autumn Spending Review.

I will be writing to my MP about it and encourage you all to do the same.”

Last year, he forced the PM into a school holidays free meals U-turn.


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