Hunger protest campaign welcomes PM's comments

The organisers of a protest rally in Hyde Park have welcomed David Cameron's announcement that the Government will pledge £655 million for direct nutrition interventions until 2020.

Enough Food For Everyone wrote on Twitter:

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Good news! @david_cameron has put the scandal of undernutrition firmly on the map #nutrition4growth #BigIF Please RT

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Today, at the #Nutrition4Growth summit @david_cameron pledged £655m for direct nutrition interventions between now and 2020. #BigIF

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PM: UK to lead hunger fight

David Cameron said Britain must "lead from the front" and help beat world hunger. He spoke ahead of a protest rally in Hyde Park which demanded the G8 act on the issue. Bill Gates and Danny Boyle addressed the rally.