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 Vote for Motion on Free School Meals Conference is concerned that a study by Ipsos Mori poll and the London Food Board on 11th August found that a third of children reported sometimes having trouble paying attention at school because of hunger. Conference notes the School Food Plan highlighting the benefits of Universal School Meals. Conference calls for a Labour manifesto commitment that healthy and nutritionally balanced Free School Meals for All will be introduced in to all state funded schools. Conference notes the British Heart Foundation report on childhood obesity published on 12 August. Obesity costs the NHS £5.1 billion […]
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Free School Meals for All is a policy that helps both children and families – it is the ultimate ‘One Nation’ policy.  A Labour campaign is being launched to persuade Labour councils and the Labour Party nationally to adopt the policy of Free School Meals for All. This will be led by the GMB trade union, Fiona Twycross AM and Cllr Richard Watts (Islington).  The policy has the backing of a range of charities including Save the Children, Child Poverty Action Group and the Children’s Food Campaign.  There are three key reasons why we believe Free School Meals for All […]
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