Jacob Rees-Mogg brands Unicef grant for deprived UK children a ‘political stunt’

The Commons leader hit out at Unicef, which is responsible for providing humanitarian aid to children worldwide, after the UN agency stepped in to help feed deprived children in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic. The agency has pledged £25,000 to supply breakfasts in south London over the Christmas holidays – the first time it has launched such a response in the UK. Rees-Mogg characterised Unicef’s support as ‘playing politics’ and claimed it should be ‘ashamed of itself’. ‘It is a political stunt of the lowest order,’ he added

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