Boris Johnson is facing calls to meet with footballer Marcus Rashford to discuss his free school meals campaign.
The government has ruled out extending meal vouchers for vulnerable children in England to the holidays, saying it has already increased welfare payments.
But chairman of the education select committee Robert Halfon said a meeting would help ministers create a long-term strategy to combat child food hunger.
Former Tory children’s minister Tim Loughton said he would lobby Number 10. (BBC)