It shouldn’t have taken a footballer to show the serious food poverty in this country

Today in the UK.

Govt Newspeak:

Bravo Marcus Rashford. But it shouldn’t have taken a footballer to show the serious food poverty in this country. The Conservative Party sometimes likes to deny that poverty exists. And how many Tory MPs have ever come close to encountering it? 

UK Govt changes policy after Marcus Rashford's call for free school meals for the poorest children

He’s a 22-year-old footballer. He shouldn’t be the one having to do this.” This was the opinion of Gary Lineker on the subject of Marcus Rashford’s successful campaign to extend school meal vouchers through the summer holidays. And he’s right. It shouldn’t have required the Manchester United and England striker to make the point. But it was necessary.

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