The UK government voted giving poor children free school lunches the school holidays. Only five politicians the ruling Conservative party voted to help poorer children a daily lunch. A huge majority the government voted against the weekly $20-per-child food voucher. The government is now pressure to make a U-turn. It made a U-turn in the summer free school meals. The Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford started a successful campaign to get the government to reverse its decision not to provide school lunches poorer children the coronavirus pandemic. Mr Rashford has started another campaign to pressure the government another U-turn.
The UK government is growing pressure to U-turn. The British public is furious that politicians are refusing to provide the food vouchers. many children, the voucher would mean getting their only proper meal the day the holidays. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would not U-turn. He said: "I totally understand the issue holiday hunger". Many people social media said Mr Johnson does not understand hunger because he comes a wealthy family and has always had money. People are angry COVID-19 track-and-trace consultants are paid $8,000 a day but children cannot have a $20 food voucher. Many stores the UK are banning politicians their businesses.