Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Free school meals for families on universal credit

21 August 2020

Commenting on a recommendation to offer free school meals to all families on universal credit, Professor Michael Marmot (UCL Institute of Health Equity) recognises the proposal, but says addressing the UK’s healthy eating depends on the quality, price and distribution of food.

Michael Marmot photo

Listen: BBC Radio 4’s ‘PM’ (from 3 minutes 30 seconds)