North Ayrshire families unable to access food due to coronavirus will get support from the Scottish Government.

North Ayrshire have been allocated over £1 million from £30 million of new investment from the Scottish Government Food fund to support those struggling.

The funding will support those most in need including families with children who are eligible for free school meals, older people, those with long-term health conditions and pregnant women.

SNP MSP Ruth Maguire said: “Coronavirus has brought enormous disruption to all of our lives, and some people will be concerned about accessing food. This investment will help those at most risk, such as older people and children eligible for free school meals, to access food through this unprecedented crisis.”


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