Marcus Rashford has hit out at the 'meagre' hampers, which caused outrage after photos of the lunches emerged on social media.
Matt Lucas is set to release song Merry Christmas, Baked Potato to raise money for a food charity after being inspired by Marcus Rashford
A Labour peer has said old Etonians like Boris Johnson don’t know what hunger feels like as he laid into the government over free school meals.
Matt Hancock said Rashford and the prime minister two had been in contact, but the footballer said they have not spoken since June.
A number of Conservative MPs have said they will vote against the government on free school meals.
A Conservative MP is still trying to call out Marcus Rashford as the footballer’s free school meals campaign continues to gather pace.
Campaign set up after MPs voted against providing free meals for vulnerable children in England during school holidays.
Footballer Marcus Rashford has shared a string of businesses across the country who have offered to provide free school meals over half term after MPs voted against extending the scheme.
The mother-of-two has opened up on the financial struggles she faced while raising her two children.
Boris Johnson has admitted he only became aware of Marcus Rashford’s free school meal campaign today – a day after the footballer wrote to MPs.
The England and Manchester United footballer said he was 'concerned' over the response he received from work and pensions secretary Therese Coffey.
England and Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford said: "Political affiliations aside, can we not all agree that no child should be going to be hungry?"
With the coronavirus pandemic keeping athletes away from the pitch, Marcus Rashford has been using the time to help his local community, including feeding 2.8 million children.