Holiday Play Schemes: Free School Meals

Department for Education written question – answered on 1st December 2020.

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Photo of Tulip Siddiq Tulip Siddiq Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when he plans to publish further details on the expanded Holiday Activities and Food programme.

Photo of Vicky Ford Vicky Ford The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

From 2021, the Holiday Activities and Food programme will cover the Easter, summer and Christmas school holidays at a cost of up to £220 million. It will be available to children in every local authority in England, building on previous programmes – including this summer, which supported around 50,000 children across 17 local authorities.

On 23 November, we wrote to all local authorities to provide further information on the programme. We will continue to work closely with them over the coming months and we will be sharing case studies and best practice from the first 3 years of our programme.

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