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Zayn Malik calls on Rishi Sunak to offer free school meals to all children in poverty
Free school meals

Zayn Malik calls on Rishi Sunak to offer free school meals to all children in poverty

“No parent should have to make impossible decisions like whether to buy food, turn on the heating, or go into debt,” the One Direction star said

Free school meals: Everything you need to know
Free school meals

Free school meals: Everything you need to know

We outline free school meals eligibility, how much it costs, how children can access them, and whether they are available over the holidays

Children are ‘eating rubbers and stealing food’ at school because they are hungry
Cost of living crisis

Children are ‘eating rubbers and stealing food’ at school because they are hungry

Around 800,000 children living in poverty are not eligible for free school meals – so a new campaign is calling for the scheme to be expanded to include every child in a household on universal credit

Expanding free school meals for all children on universal credit could bring billions in economic gains, government told
Free school meals

Expanding free school meals for all children on universal credit could bring billions in economic gains, government told

Labour would bring in free breakfast clubs at every primary school in England
Childcare

Labour would bring in free breakfast clubs at every primary school in England

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Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older
Free school meals

Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older

Will free school meals and vouchers be offered over the summer holidays?
Free school meals

Will free school meals and vouchers be offered over the summer holidays?

National food strategy won’t expand free school meals to another 1.1 million children, despite recommendations
Social Justice

National food strategy won’t expand free school meals to another 1.1 million children, despite recommendations

Families denied welfare due to immigration rules can now apply for free school meals
Free School Meals

Families denied welfare due to immigration rules can now apply for free school meals

Make breakfast clubs a priority in child poverty fight, government told
Social Justice

Make breakfast clubs a priority in child poverty fight, government told

Services ending holiday hunger ‘must be open to any child’ who needs them
News

Services ending holiday hunger ‘must be open to any child’ who needs them

Free school meals announced for 90,000 more pupils
News

Free school meals announced for 90,000 more pupils

Government extends free school breakfast programme until 2023
News

Government extends free school breakfast programme until 2023

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Outsourcing free school meals is not the answer to feeding hungry children
Opinion

Outsourcing free school meals is not the answer to feeding hungry children