Food poverty warning as London school pupils start day without breakfast

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Health and also in Communities, Local Government

Large numbers of London school pupils are starting the day without breakfast, a new survey has suggested. The London Assembly’s Health and Environment Committee surveyed 164 heads, teachers and other staff from primary and secondary schools across the capital as part of an investigation into food poverty. Half of the respondents said they believed that the reason children aren't getting breakfast is that families can't afford to pay for it, while 61% said that they had fed pupils at their ...

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