Area organiser Jack Horwood set up Help Out When School’s Out, an online search tool connecting families to local businesses providing half-term meals
While welcome, it should not be left to charity from individuals and organisations to put food in children’s mouths
UNISON members across the county borough council helped in an ambitious scheme to fill the gap left by free school meals
These new rules will mean families in work – including many UNISON members – will be penalised through losing free school meals if they work more hours or get a pay rise.
UNISON backs Children’s Society campaign against changes to free school meal eligibility in England which could stop up to one million children qualifying
‘Parents will hope this latest assurance is a promise David Cameron actually gets to keep’
UNISON is backing a petition calling on the government to keep universal free school meals for infant children in English schools
Free school meals are a ‘lifeline’ to many families