(From the Sustain Food Poverty Campaign)

Healthy Start vouchers help low-income pregnant women and parents buy fruit, vegetables, milk and infant formula.

And yet last year 35% of eligible families in England and Wales missed out on this important benefit, a loss of £28.6 million to those who need it most.

We think every child deserves a healthy start in life, which is why Sustain is leading the call of 26 national health bodies and charities asking the Government to make sure no one misses out again this year.

Read the joint open letter in the Huffington Post and click here to write directly to your MP.  Click here for the full open letter to MPs.