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More pressure on UK government over free meals for disadvantaged children

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More pressure on UK government over free meals for disadvantaged children

More pressure on UK government over free meals for disadvantaged children

Prime Minister Boris Johnson insists that the government will not fund free school meals for children at risk of going hungry in England over the half-term holiday.View on euronews


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