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Jools Oliver shares emotional video with her fans

The famous mum took to Instagram

Aisha Nozari
Aisha NozariOnline Writer
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Jools Oliver has shared a rousing video of MP Taiwo Owatemi speaking in parliament about the importance of children having access to free school meals.

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The famous mum posted a clip of 28-year-old Taiwo speaking passionately about the issue, titled: "Food is not a luxury."

The Labour politician pleaded: "I am completely saddened that we are here talking about free school meals as if it is a luxury. It is not a luxury. I was on free school meals. No, it is not a luxury, let's be honest. I was on free school meals and I know how much, how important it was for me and my family."

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Jools' husband Jamie has also spoken out about the topic, sharing on Instagram a petition called: "Boris Johnson don't take away lunches for 1.4 million kids on free school meals."

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jools video © Photo: Instagram

Jools shared the video on Instagram 

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Other celebrities to have spotlighted the issue on their own social media pages included Rochelle Humes and Emma Willis.

Mother-of-three Rochelle shared a note that read: "This topic gets me so emotional, a child being able to eat is not a luxury. How are we even having to debate this? My mum relied on free school meals for me when she was raising me solo.

jamie petition © Photo: Instagram

Jamie shared a petition 

"Got my thinking cap on to figure out how I can help."

Earlier in the day, the former singer also pointed out that MPs themselves receive £25 food allowance per day.

"Didn't even realise Mps get a £25 per day food allowance. £125 per week, £1300 per year (per person), £845,000 per year for all MPs. £800k + of our taxes go towards feeding MPs on 80k a year while children go hungry. If that doesn't bother you, you have a problem," read Rochelle's message.

Emma promptly re-posted the figures.

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