Devolved governments outstrip Tories in protecting children and families
Both the Welsh and Scottish governments have announced that all schools are to close by the end of the week in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Boris Johnson has continued to resist calls for a similar move in England. However, the government has scheduled an announcement for 5pm today.
All the governments must make urgent provision to ensure that the huge numbers of children reliant on free school meals do not go hungry during what is likely to be a lengthy closure.
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