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Southwark families to receive healthy breakfast boxes over Christmas

15 December 2020

We will be supporting children and families at risk of food insecurity this Christmas thanks to generous funding from Unicef UK

Half of eligible children did not access free school meals during first COVID-19 lockdown

7 December 2020

The new research shows that in the month after the first COVID-19 lockdown, 49% of eligible children did not receive any form of free school meal (FSM).

National Audit Office investigation into Free School Meal voucher scheme

3 December 2020

The NAO has released its report into the voucher scheme, which found the government signed contracts with Edenred despite “limited evidence” of its capacity to deliver

Two in five children living in poverty are not eligible for FSM

3 December 2020

New research confirms thresholds for eligibility have fallen too low and fail to support many families, particularly those experiencing in-work poverty.

SNP promises Free School Meals for all Primary Students

30 November 2020

The SNP has committed to extending free school meals to all primary aged students if they are re-elected.

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