Full text of the Times article below where the Govt have u-turned on holiday school meals TWENTY FOUR HOURS AFTER THE BATTLE FOR THE VOUCHERS WAS WON.

We can never be complacent. We can never pause for a minute. We have to keep challenging WHY THEY WONT JUST #FeedTheChildren
Wait for it there’s more
I am fucking SHAKING with anger at this. I’m in touch with all the other key campaigners on this, (we always have been, people may love to play divide and rule but it ain’t gonna work here). Focus. Feed the kids. Use the hashtag #FeedTheChildren and lets STAY ANGRY.
And make no mistake it wasn’t an accident that this was announced behind a paywall where the people it affects most CANT AFFORD TO READ IT

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12 Jan
Can I just give a shout out to my son who is ten years old and about an hour ago came into my office with a bowl of cinnamon grahams, three shortbread biscuits and an apple and said ‘i haven’t seen you eat anything all day mama’ in a super cute reproachful manner
(I’d made his breakfast and lunch of course before the troublemakers get here!! I just hadn’t looked after ~myself~)
And of course this is tangled up in a lot of feelings because
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I’m getting individual permission from everyone sending me pics of their food boxes in my DMs to repost them here but without identifying information because I try to be responsible with this large platform and there are ~children~ involved here.

Disclaimer done, now get angry.
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Hi all. I’ve been sent LOTS of photos of the food parcels that have replaced the £30 vouchers and asked what I would do with them. I’m replying with advice privately because to do so publicly would look like justifying these ill thought through, offensively meagre scraps /1.
There seems to be a prevalent train of thought that if you’re in poverty you should be ‘grateful’ for anything you get. I have spent the last seven years giving talks to various organisations and conferences and political parties urging them to put DIGNITY AND ACTIVE LISTENING /2
at the core of all of their work. Nothing about us without us. Ask people what their needs are, respond accordingly. Don’t be a Marie Antoinette or worse, a sneering Scrooge. People in difficult situations are PEOPLE, no less ‘deserving’ of a good meal than anyone else. /3
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I’m clearly feeling slightly better as I’ve just spent a good ten minutes being furious about all the wrong trifles on the internet.
Excuse me, BBC Good Food?
This is an abomination.
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