School holidays leave 3 million children at risk of hunger, report says

by Patrick Butler

The report said more than 1 million children who receive free school meals during term time, and 2 million more with working parents still in poverty are at risk of hunger over the summer. (Photo: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters)

Up to 3 million children risk going hungry during the school holidays, leaving them vulnerable to malnutrition and undermining their education and life chances, a cross-party group of MPs and peers has warned.

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