Labour is calling on the UK Government to extend free school meals (FSM) across all school holidays this year.
Families vulnerable to food insecurity across Lambeth, Southwark and beyond will receive 86,050 nutritious breakfasts this week thanks to ongoing support from our funders and charity partners.
Welsh Labour vote against a proposal to extend free school meals (FSM) to all children in families receiving universal credit or with no recourse to public funds (NRPF).
£220m is available for local authorities (LAs) to run the Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF) during Easter, summer and Christmas holidays 2021, for children receiving benefits-related free school meals.
Newham Council has committed to continuing its Eat for Free programme, allowing all primary school children to enjoy a free school meal. This is despite needing to make millions of pounds worth of cuts to ‘non-core’ services.