Tag Archives: Free School Meals

No such thing as a free lunch

NICK HUGHES assesses the five things we have learned about the hotly debated free school meals policy. It's just over a year since the coalition government rolled out its universal infant free school meals (UIFSM) programme whereby all government-funded schools must offer free school meals to every pupil in reception, year 1 and year 2.   The…
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Cameron is “proud” of school meals policy

THE PRIME Minister has told Sky News that he is “very proud” of the Universal Infant Free School Meals (UIFSM) policy. “It was an excellent reform carried out in the last parliament,” he said in an interview. David Cameron also highlighted a commitment to the scheme is in his party’s 2015 manifesto, which reads: “We…
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Free school meals: one year on

THERE WAS better news for free school meals this week, with new research suggesting 95% of parents who have taken up the offer for their kids recognising the benefits.                   Most parents highlighted the variety of food their child eats and the fact they enjoy a proper…
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