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Holiday Hunger Evidence Session

29/09/2017

The All-Party Group on Children and Young People chaired by Steven Agnew MLA, held an evidence session on holiday hunger in the Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings, Stormont on 15th June 2017. You can download the report here.

There are over 100,000 children on free school meals in Northern Ireland. The premise behind free school meals is that children from low income families have access to a hot nutritional lunch. Indeed, some even avail of the many breakfast clubs that schools have set up. But who flls that gap during the long summer holidays?

The All-Party Group on Children and Young People chaired by Steven Agnew MLA, have taken the lead by holding an evidence session on holiday hunger in the Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings, Stormont on 15th June 2017.

The evidence presented was clear, families are struggling to feed their children during school holidays.

To download the full APG Evidence Session Report click here.


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