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Harrison Wright – Batonbearer and inspirational school meal campaigner

Harrison, who is 17 and from Wednesbury, is an inspirational young person who has helped transform school lunches for children across the country.

He’s Vice-Chair of Bite Back 2030’s National Youth Board, where he’s worked with his fellow board members to help young people have more involvement in what they’re served at lunchtime.

His work helped form the #SpillTheBeans report, which highlighted the importance of offering healthy school meals.

Thanks to Harrison and other young people’s dedication, tenacity and community spirit, the Government committed to enforcing School Food Standards in February 2022.

Harrison said: “It’s an honour to be selected to carry the baton. My whole life I’ve loved sports, so this means so much to me. Especially it being in Sandwell has made me very proud.”

Harrison carried the baton in Bearwood. We’re so proud of you Harrison!

Find out more about our incredible day when the Queen’s Baton Relay came to Sandwell!

Harrison Wright