The Manchester United striker had written an emotional letter to MPs today asking them to reconsider the decision to prevent poor children receiving free school meals into the summer holidays.
Footballers left filling the gaps as Sunak accused of “lacking compassion” over plans to axe free school meals
The vouchers, introduced during the COVID-19 lockdown measures, are worth £15 per week and are provided to families of children from poorer backgrounds who receive free school meals at school.
A million more British children from working families are living in poverty than in 2010, a study from the Trades Union Congress revealed last month.
Political figures in Manchester have slammed Iain Duncan Smith’s resignation from his cabinet role as Work and Pensions Secretary.
Child poverty will rise in Greater Manchester if the Tory tax credit cut goes ahead, Oldham MP Debbie Abrahams has warned.
Marble Brewery’s latest beer invention will promote children’s charity Wood Street Mission’s new child poverty awareness event, a guided tour called Queues, Clogs and Redemption.
More than 10,000 LEGO bricks have been donated to a Manchester children’s charity in a bid to bring fun and happiness to the city’s most disadvantaged kids.
Manchester charity Wood Street Mission is launching their 2014 Christmas appeal with the message ‘Christmas should be about more than survival’ in a bid to help more than 4,000 children and their families this festive season
Manchester male death shame: One in five baby boys born in city will NOT live to pick up their pensions
One in five baby boys born in the Manchester City district will not reach retirement age, claims figures from the Office of National Statistics.
The number of Manchester children living below the poverty line is the largest in the UK, despite nearly four million tons of food wasted each year. But what is being done about it?
37% of children in Farnworth are living in poverty