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Ann Corlett wants research on holiday hunger

MHK wants school summer holiday food voucher scheme extended

An MHK has described the School Summer Holiday Food Voucher Scheme as a ‘quick fix’.

Ann Corlett stood to second a motion from Education Minister Dr Alex Allinson, as he looked to extend the vouchers over the summer holidays.

Mrs Corlett - who is a member of  the department - said there’s a lack of evidence about ‘holiday hunger’ on the island.

She wants to see more research:

Tynwald members approved the proposal.

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