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MHK seeks progress update on child hunger issue

Demand on Foodbank often increases during school holidays

Progress on the government's plan to tackle hunger among children on the Island is being sought by one MHK.

Garff member Daphne Caine is asking for an update at next week's sitting of the House of Keys.

The Isle of Man Foodbank often reports an increase in demand over the school holidays due to lack of access to free school meals.

Mrs Caine says it's important the issue is tackled before schools break up:

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