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Alliance forms to support holiday programmes

22 March 2021

Since the Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF) was announced, an alliance of organisations has formed to help local authorities (LAs) make the most of the funding provided.

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New Report on Cost of Learning During Lockdown

18 March 2021

A new report from the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) investigates the costs of learning while schools were closed. We look at its findings related to food.

California’s Legislature considers providing Universal Free School Meals

17 March 2021

Two Bills are being considered by California’s Legislature: one to provide universal free school meals (UFSM) and one to incentivise healthy, plant-based food.

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Research shows public support for increasing school meals provision

17 March 2021

Research from think tank Demos has revealed that people want the Government to provide free school meals (FSM) during school holidays after the pandemic. People also support universal FSM (UFSM).

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Breakfast Club Funding Extended To 2023

16 March 2021

The Government has announced it will continue to fund school breakfast clubs for a further two years, until 2023. However, this falls short of the call for a School Breakfast Bill.

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