‘Our nation faces an epidemic of educational poverty’ – Robert Halfon MP

Robert Halfon is a Conservative MP and Chair of the House of Commons Education Select Commitee.


He talks to Krishnan about why he thinks this country faces ‘an epidemic of educational poverty’, his visions for reforming schooling and his experience of living with cerebral palsy.

This episode was recorded on Monday 11th January before the government decided to issue food vouchers following public outcry after pictures of free school meal packages were shared on social media.

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