UK minister calls UNICEF feeding school kids in London as political stunt

.Labour Party leaders called it a “disgrace” that children in one of the richest countries in the world had to be fed by the Unicef, which usually focuses on the poor in developing countries.

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A cabinet minister in the UK has described the Unicef’s effort to fund a school project in London to feed hungry children hit by the Covid-19 pandemic as a “scandal” and a “political stunt”.Labour Party leaders called it a “disgrace” that children in one of the richest countries in the world had to be fed by the Unicef, which usually focuses on the poor in developing countries.The UN organisation is spending £25,000 to provide breakfasts in 25 schools in London’s Southwark.

Asked about the initiative in the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg, leader of the House with a cabinet ministerial status, criticised the UN organisation, saying it should be ashamed of itself.An official spokesperson said lowest-paid families were being supported through the pandemic.

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