Liberal Democrats

  • CPAG response to announcement on free school meals

    September 17, 2013
    press release

    Immediate Release

    In response to reports that the Deputy Prime Minister will tomorrow announce that from next September infant school pupils in England will be provided with free school meals, Alison Garnham, Chief Executive, Child Poverty Action Group, said:

    "This would be a very welcome announcement and an excellent example of how helping parents with the cost of living can also prevent some of the costs of child poverty mounting up.

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  • Free School Meals for infants next year: CPAG response

    17 September 2013
    news

    The Deputy Prime Minister has announced that from next September infant school pupils in England will be provided with free school meals:

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  • Nick Clegg announces 'catch up' premium in his party conference speech

    26 September 2012
    news

    Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced the creation of a 'catch up' premium to help struggling children in the transition from primary to secondary school. The Liberal Democrat leader, speaking at his party's annual conference, said that from this year an additional £500 will be made available for children leaving primary school below the expected standard in English or Maths.

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