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The case for universal free school meals – and why Labour should adopt the policy

Fiona Twycross AM makes the case for universal free school meals, and calls on Labour to adopt the policy.

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IFS: Free school meals for all increased attainment in disadvantaged areas

A study by the Institute for Fiscal Studies has revealed that offering universal free school meals increased attainment in primary schools in disadvantaged areas.

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Two children in every classroom go hungry

New research has today revealed that two children in every classroom are going hungry due to failures at home.

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Hungry pupils? Well, the government did scrap plans for 500,000 free school meals

Today’s shocking stats from the Guardian are bad news for the government, who scrapped plans for free school meals for 500,000 children.

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This is a watershed moment for the future of free school meals

Universal Credit will trap over 100,000 familes on a ‘benefit cliff-edge': it’s time to extend eligibility for free school meals to all children in poverty.

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