PM tells Rashford he will correct ‘unacceptable’ food hampers

The Prime Minister has promised Marcus Rashford he will correct “unacceptable” free school meals hampers being delivered to eligible families. Manchester United forward Rashford said Boris Johnson called him on Wednesday and confirmed a “full review” into the supply chain is taking place, after the footballer shared several images of food parcels sent to parents.…Continue Reading

Marcus Rashford and top chefs demand free school meals review

By Jennifer ScottOnline political reporter, BBC NewsPublishedduration2 hours agoimage copyrightReutersimage captionFootballer Marcus Rashford has led campaigns over child povertyMarcus Rashford and a group of celebrity chefs and campaigners have called on Boris Johnson to review the government’s free school meals policy.The group, including Jamie Oliver, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Tom Kerridge, have written to the PM…Continue Reading

Marcus Rashford: Finding Purpose Off-Field Can Improve Sporting Performance

Martin J Turner, Reader in Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University is the author of this article which was originally published in The Conversation, an independent source of news and views from the academic and research community.Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford is having quite a month. He was honoured with an MBE for his efforts…Continue Reading

Marcus Rashford: Manchester United left sweating on striker’s fitness after shoulder injury

Rashford walked straight to the Old Trafford dressing rooms after being replaced by Paul Pogba in the 74th minute of his side’s penultimate Group H match.United return to Premier League action away to play West Ham in Saturday’s teatime kick-off and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted that Rashford is carrying a shoulder problem. “It’s a niggling…Continue Reading

Marcus Rashford: Special BBC award at Sports Personality show for Man Utd forward

England and Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has been honoured for his work to raise awareness of child food poverty in the UK.He will be given a special award at the BBC Sports Personality show next month.Rashford, 23, has also been named on the annual Football Black List, which recognises black figures in the game.The…Continue Reading

Rashford welcomes Govt U-turn on free school meals

England and Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has welcomed the Government’s U-turn over providing free meals to disadvantaged children during the Christmas holidays.Prime Minister Boris Johnson phoned Rashford on Saturday to alert him to the decision to lay on £170m of extra funding for the measure. The 23-year-old received the call after he played in…Continue Reading

Marcus Rashford: PM climbdown over free meals in school holidays

By Hannah RichardsonEducation and social affairs reporterPublishedduration1 hour agomedia caption”The families deserve the U-turn” – Marcus RashfordThe government is to spend more than £400m to support poor children and their families in England, following a campaign by footballer Marcus Rashford.A winter grant scheme, to be run by councils, will provide support with food and bills,…Continue Reading

Rashford proves death, taxes and Tory evil are things we can really depend on

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailWhat an important lesson we’ve been taught about how to…Continue Reading

Rashford urges government to meet families affected by child food poverty

Marcus Rashford has said the government should meet families affected by child poverty in order to better understand the problem.The England and Manchester United footballer, who has been calling on the government to extend the free school meals scheme, also said he was open to the idea of meeting Boris Johnson to discuss his campaign.…Continue Reading