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#SCHOOL MEALS

# school-meals - Last year 2021

School meals programme to be extended this summer due to impact of Covid-19 pandemic
# School Dinners
# School Dinners

School meals programme to be extended this summer due to impact of Covid-19 pandemic

Jun 21st 2021, 2:24 PM 11,926 Views 17 Comments

The funding is normally not available during the summer.

# school-meals - All time

'I do not believe in nationalising children': MPs vote against extending free school meals scheme
# The UK
# The UK

'I do not believe in nationalising children': MPs vote against extending free school meals scheme

Oct 21st 2020, 9:54 PM 29,512 Views 35 Comments

Conservative backbencher Brendan Clarke-Smith said he didn’t believe in “nationalising children”.

Marcus Rashford to receive honorary doctorate following free school meals campaign
# Top Marcs
From The42
# Top Marcs

Marcus Rashford to receive honorary doctorate following free school meals campaign

Jul 15th 2020, 8:53 AM 4,382 Views 8 Comments

The striker’s work off the pitch has been recognised by The University of Manchester.

School meals for children to be provided over the summer, government confirms
# Regina Doherty
# Regina Doherty

School meals for children to be provided over the summer, government confirms

Jun 25th 2020, 7:23 PM 17,508 Views 16 Comments

There had been calls for the school meals programme to be extended over the summer.

Calls for Irish government to follow UK u-turn over meals for schoolchildren over the summer
# SCHOOL MEALS
# SCHOOL MEALS

Calls for Irish government to follow UK u-turn over meals for schoolchildren over the summer

Jun 16th 2020, 6:54 PM 19,870 Views 78 Comments

Earlier today, Downing Street announced a £120 million fund to benefit some 1.3 million children in England

UK government u-turns and offers summer meals for children after campaign from footballer Rashford
# SCHOOL MEALS
# SCHOOL MEALS

UK government u-turns and offers summer meals for children after campaign from footballer Rashford

Jun 16th 2020, 1:42 PM 13,985 Views 19 Comments

Downing Street announced a £120 million fund which will benefit some 1.3 million children in England.

Marcus Rashford pleads for Government rethink on free school meal vouchers
# Open Letter
From The42
# Open Letter

Marcus Rashford pleads for Government rethink on free school meal vouchers

Jun 15th 2020, 8:49 AM 6,292 Views 19 Comments

The Manchester United and England striker has written an emotional open letter to MPs calling for free meals to continue through the summer holidays.

Poll: Should school meals be provided to children over the summer?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should school meals be provided to children over the summer?

Jun 14th 2020, 10:20 AM 39,234 Views 101 Comments

Some European countries continue providing school meals throughout the summer.

Government examining how to continue with meals for vulnerable children during school closure
# Breakfast Clubs
# Breakfast Clubs

Government examining how to continue with meals for vulnerable children during school closure

Mar 19th 2020, 1:34 PM 13,444 Views 11 Comments

The Minister for Education acknowledged that many children rely on programmes such as the breakfast club at their schools.

The Greens have a radical plan to feed every schoolchild in the country
# Green Dinners
# Green Dinners

The Greens have a radical plan to feed every schoolchild in the country

Aug 27th 2015, 1:51 PM 10,946 Views 110 Comments

The party wants to provide every schoolchild in the country with at least one hot meal a day.

Pizza is not a vegetable says Congressman
# PIZZA SLICE
From The Daily Edge
# PIZZA SLICE

Pizza is not a vegetable says Congressman

May 24th 2012, 8:45 PM 6,914 Views 51 Comments

The SLICE Act aims to counter US Congress’ ruling that pizza is a vegetable.