New evidence of children going hungry has prompted a renewed push for more free school meals. A report by the Children's Society found 3 out of 4 teachers witness students with no lunch and no means to pay for one.
Paul Brand has been to a school in Catford, which has dipped into its own budget to feed pupils.
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