City sixth form pupils hungry for some justice

PUPILS at MK South Sixth Form visited the Global Student Forum at Westminster to question why so many people around the world are starving.

Along with 500 pupils from 50 other schools the group engaged with politicians, development practitioners and campaigners to look at ways to bring about change.

One pupil, Liam Ashmead, said: “Access to food is scandalously unequal. In many rich countries like ours at least half the population is overweight and consumers waste as much as a quarter of the food they buy.”

Shaemus Hussain added: “It made me really think about the effect hunger has on a person’s life.”