Labour warns children would go hungry if universal free meals scrapped

Millions of children will go hungry if George Osborne scraps universal free school meals for infants at the spending review, Lucy Powell, the new shadow education secretary, has said.
Powell, who is in her first week in the job under Jeremy Corbyn, said Labour was opposed to scrapping free school meals for all five to seven year olds because it could be damaging for children at the same time as the government slashes tax credits.
Related: Cuts could serve up an end to free healthy school dinners for infants
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20 September 2015 in Learning, Views: 32
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