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Which children should be receiving a free hot meal at school and who should pay for it? Mark Whitehead reports.
A leading union has dismissed government proposed reforms to free school meal entitlement as 'a cut disguised as a kindness.'
One million children living in poverty in England will miss out on free school meals under Universal Credit (UC) proposals, a children’s charity has warned.
About 50,000 more children will be eligible for free school meals under new proposals for the Universal Credit system, according to the Government.
Thai chicken curry, moussaka and pork ragu are on the menus for children recommended by health experts in a drive to cut obesity.
Lancashire CC yesterday decided to stop providing schools with unstunned halal meat due to concerns over ‘unnecessary stress and suffering’ for the animals.
Campaigners have found over 100 different pesticides on the fruit and vegetables supplied to schools by the department of health.
The Conservative Party’s promise to provide free breakfasts to all primary school pupils will cost three times as much as the £60m they originally suggested.
Labour’s pledge to provide free school meals for all primary pupils would cost £950m a year, new analysis has revealed.
Three million children risk going hungry during the school holidays, putting them in danger of malnutrition and undermining their education prospects.