Amid widespread condemnation and outrage over the scarcity of free school lunch packages delivered to home-learning children and families, one constituency remains unsympathetic: MailOnline readers.
The packages – said to be worth £ 30 – have been described as ‘degrading’, with a mother accusing the government program of treating disadvantaged families ‘like dirt’.
Kerry Wilks, from Redcar in the North East of England, received a packet at school from her youngest child containing a loaf of bread, three yogurts, a can of beans, tuna, two potatoes, four pieces of fruit and two slices of cheese.
“Even the teaching staff were quite embarrassed in handing them out,” Wilks, 38, told the PA News Agency.
“I think what really bothered me was the fact that there are two pieces of square cheese wrapped in plastic wrap – I find that so degrading.
But despite politicians from all walks of life lining up to condemn the packages, some Mail readers seemingly do not share the outrage, with commentators saying those who receive packages should ‘stop whining’ – and hitting the sellers. of profits.
“Complain about something free,” wrote one. “To surpass oneself. ”
Here are some of the comments – some of the top rated on the article page.
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