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Written Answers — Department for Education: Holiday Play Schemes: Free School Meals (14 Dec 2020)

Robert Halfon: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to ensure that the extended £220 million Holiday Activities and Food Programme will be spent in part by local authorities to provide (a) educational activities and (b) academic catch-up support to children who have lost learning as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Disadvantaged (11 Dec 2020)

Nick Gibb: The Department has based allocations on estimates of children in years 3 to 11 without a device. The Department used data on the number of pupils eligible for free school meals, which was effectively equivalent to the estimate of children without private devices, and external estimates of the number of devices that schools already own. Schools, local authorities and academy trusts can request...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free School Meals: Dudley North (10 Dec 2020)

Marco Longhi: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many Free School Meal vouchers have been issued to parents in Dudley North constituency during the covid-19 outbreak; and how many of those vouchers have been redeemed.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free School Meals: Voucher Schemes (10 Dec 2020)

Sharon Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference the National Audit Office report, Investigation into free school meal voucher scheme, published 2 December, if he will utilise the provision in Edenred’s contract to deliver the free school meal voucher scheme to access the information about (a) Edenred’s income and (b) cost relating to the Scheme.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free School Meals (10 Dec 2020)

Nusrat Ghani: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to provide (a) financial and (b) teaching support for schools whose staff have to deliver free school meals to individual students’ families; and whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of reintroducing the free school meals voucher scheme.

Scottish Parliament: Free Bus Travel (10 Dec 2020)

Neil Findlay: The Government resisted providing free school meals until political pressure and a social crisis forced its hand. When will the Government accept that the climate crisis is such that a move to free bus travel is not only desirable, but is an absolute necessity?

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Food Supply (9 Dec 2020)

Baroness Berridge: ...transition period ends with or without a deal. The government is working in partnership with food suppliers to ensure there continues to be a flow of food into the country. We are confident that schools will continue to be able to provide pupils with nutritious school meals at the end of the transition period no matter the outcome of negotiations. We would still expect schools to meet the...

Scottish Parliament: Budget Update (9 Dec 2020)

Kate Forbes: I have already set out that the health and welfare funds include funding for vaccinations, the bonus for health and social care workers, the winter social plan, free school meals, self-isolation payments and so on. Separately, I have also confirmed additional funding for local government that was previously announced and is now here, but had not been included in budget revisions to date. We...

Scottish Parliament: Education (9 Dec 2020)

agreement . My motion goes on to address the issue of free school meals. In my view, that is an issue of substance, and it is also one that I am passionate about. I accept that there has not always been consensus on it, either between parties or even within them—it is often a heated and political topic. However, I want to be clear on it in the debate. When the First Minister announced the...

Prime Minister: Engagements (9 Dec 2020)

Feryal Clark: ...Minister aware that his Government risk failing a generation of children in my constituency of Enfield North and across the country, as analysis shows this week that only one in six pupils on free school meals—those who are most likely to fall behind their peers—will benefit from the programmes to help them catch up on learning lost as a result of covid? Does the Prime Minister agree...

Future of Pensions Policy — [Mr Stewart Hosie in the Chair] (8 Dec 2020)

Rob Roberts: ...proves that more needs to be done to ensure people take steps earlier so that their later years are more comfortable and secure. Only 38% of seven to 17-year-olds say that they have learned at school how to manage money, which showcases that the lack of knowledge and awareness about savings and pensions starts right at the beginning. This tells us that we need to be having frank and honest...

Exams and Accountability in 2021 - Statement (8 Dec 2020)

Lord Griffiths of Burry Port: My Lords, first, I declare an interest that may prove conflictual. I am the chair of the board of directors of the Central Foundation Schools of London, with one school in Islington and another in Tower Hamlets. Both are pretty densely populated, with considerable levels of poverty and a very high number of free school meals. I have looked at the Statement, and a lot of thinking has gone into...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free School Meals: Immigrants (8 Dec 2020)

Daisy Cooper: ...the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the number of children in low-income families with No Recourse to Public Funds that are (a) eligible for and (b) have access free school meals since the extension of that scheme to those families.

Covid-19: Social Mobility - Question (7 Dec 2020)

Baroness Berridge: My Lords, I can assure the noble Baroness that specific emergency help has been provided to ensure that children who needed a meal when their schools were closed were given support and that the early years sector in particular was given funding, as were schools, irrespective of the young people who were attending them. Vulnerable children with an EHC plan or those who were in need were...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Census (7 Dec 2020)

Nick Gibb: There are no plans to publish a comprehensive dataset from the October 2020 (Autumn) school census. Data collected in the autumn census on exclusions relates to the 2019/20 academic year and is expected to be published in July 2021. No data was collected on pupil absence in the autumn census 2020. The Department release annual National Statistics in the Schools, pupils and their...

Digital Infrastructure, Connectivity and Accessibility (3 Dec 2020)

Siobhain McDonagh: clear that no number of online lessons could benefit those children unable to log in at home. Before lockdown, the children most likely to be on the wrong side of the digital divide were leaving school 18 months behind their classmates, and the gap was getting worse. Schools closed, and a quarter of children on free school meals did less than one hour’s schoolwork a day. They will all...

Exams and Accountability 2021 (3 Dec 2020)

Kate Green: I thank the Secretary of State for his statement and for the advance copy of it. I also thank the Minister for School Standards for briefing my hon. Friend the Member for Ilford North (Wes Streeting) and me yesterday. I also join the Secretary of State in congratulating Dr Frost and wishing him well for the finals of the global teacher of the year awards. I am glad that the Government have...

Scottish Parliament: Youth Unemployment (3 Dec 2020) doing that. Earlier in the week I announced a £100 million winter support package for people on low incomes that will include the £100 cash grant to families with children in receipt of free school meals, which they will get before Christmas. However, that overall package also includes funding to help people struggling to pay their fuel bills, which is just one of many ways in which...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Education inequalities: Education inequalities (3 Dec 2020)

Jennette Arnold: ..., Prime Minister] announced a big catch-up plan for pupils. The funding allocated is enough to pay for about 250,000 pupils. That is only 18% of the roughly 1.4 million children eligible for free school meals. I am sure you will agree with me that this is not an appropriate response to this type of crisis. Would you agree to write to the Prime Minister or his ineffectual Education...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Covid Winter Grant Scheme (2 Dec 2020)

Sharon Hodgson: ...Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the proportion of the support available under the Covid Winter Grant Scheme that will be granted to families with children who are eligible for Free School Meals.

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