Will public support for free school meals change attitudes to the welfare system?

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    In many ways it made no sense. When the government refused to fund free school meals during half-term, pubs, tiny cafes, small businesses and community groups, many at breaking point themselves, stepped in. Footballer Marcus Rashford won widespread public support for his campaign and forced two government U-turns. But what happens next? Charities say it’s time to reform the benefit system to create a more permanent solution for families who’ve struggled long before the pandemic. But would the public back improved benefits? ———————– Follow us on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/Channel4News

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