3M GO HUNGRY Millions of Brit kids are ‘surviving on crisps’ and so hungry at school they can’t play sport, say MPs : Sun.

Poor children living on a diet of crisps are unable to play football because they are too hungry and their bodies have given up.

POOR children are living on a diet of crisps and left unable to play football because they are too hungry and their “bodies simply give up”, a disturbing report by MPs and peers warns today.

Up to 3 million children are at risk of going hungry during the school holidays, according to a cross-party parliamentary group.

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Poor kids are living on a diet of crisps and unable to join their peers in football games because they’re too hungry

Their report demands £100,000 raised from the sugar tax go towards council schemes that feed hungry kids when school canteens are closed.

Evidence given to the group included children returning back to school from holidays malnourished or having lost “significant” amounts of weight.

The report detailed how one child was left sick after living entirely on packets of crisps in holiday time.

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There has been a case where children have been forced to drop out of a tournament because they hadn’t eaten a proper mean in the days leading up to the game

In another case a group of children were forced to drop out of a holiday football tournament because they had not eaten a proper meal in the days leading up to the event.

Teachers said parents were staving off their own hunger by drinking flavoured water and eating cereal to give their children the best food they could during holidays.

The all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on hunger said ministers should force councils to work with schools, churches, community groups and businesses to tackle the issue.

Read More : The Sun.

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5 Comments

  1. Every day, things seem to get worse. The government refuse to acknowledge hunger and poverty, it’s all swept under the carpet.

    If we can’t get rid of this government at this election, I feel that a lot of people won’t survive another 5 years of this torture.

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  2. One of her most controversial remarks was on the subject of Aids.

    She said: “Good Christian people who would not dream of misbehaving will not catch Aids.”

    What about Jewish people ?, Hindu People ?, Buddhist people ?, Atheist people ?. And all the rest of us.

    Maybe she should just…shut the fick up.

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