Pupil Premium

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th January 2018.

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Photo of Michelle Donelan Michelle Donelan Conservative, Chippenham 12:00 am, 29th January 2018

Wiltshire teachers consistently stress their concerns that many parents fear the potential stigma of registering for free school meals, meaning their children do not get the pupil premium. I have stressed that for years. Will the Minister consider introducing an automatic link between the pupil premium and the benefits system, to ensure that all children who need additional funding get it?