A significant number of children are going to bed tonight not only hungry but feeling like they do not matter because of comments that have been made today.
Above, the words of footballer, Marcus Rashford, as he hears of the rejection by MPs of the opposition motion to provide free school meals over the school holidays.
All of the Scottish Tories voted against the motion to deny English schoolchildren the same provision as those in Scotland enjoy.
The SNP voted with Labour for the motion other than Owen Thompson MP for Midlothian and Margaret Ferrier.
Scottish pupils in need will be able to access free school meals during the Christmas, February and Easter breaks:
Scottish pupils were able to access free school meals during the summer holidays:
The Tusker’s football correspondent, Professor John Robertson, has offered to arrange a good deal for Rashford to join Falkirk FC as rumours of a move to Raith emerge.