Gordon Brown backs Marcus Rashford’s call for free school meals to be extended

Number 10 said it had “taken action to make sure children don’t go hungry”, but in a tweet Rashford said it was “not for food banks to feed millions of British children”, adding: “This is not going away any time soon, and neither am I…” Mr Brown told BBC Breakfast he does not “accept the […]

Should I send my child to school with a cold?

Back in April, NHS doctors were told to look out for a rare but dangerous reaction in children. This was prompted by eight children in London becoming ill, including a 14-year-old who died. They were hospitalised with similar symptoms (including a high fever, rash,...

NHS Test and Trace boss sent daughter to school with sore throat

Those without symptoms should not be seeking tests, even if they have come into contact with a person who later tests positive for Covid, said the former TalkTalk chief executive. “All of us can play a role in making sure that we only come forward for a test if...