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Free School Meals By Right

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There's a lot of talk about free school meals recently but I have the best solution.

All kids who go to school all day should be entitled to a free school meal by right.
No ifs and buts or whether anyone can or can't afford it.


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I was brought up on free school meals and I ended up intelligent and handsome :P
I agree that we should give all kids a nutritious meal at break time free of charge.



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Trish wrote: 24 Oct 2020, 11:55 There's a lot of talk about free school meals recently but I have the best solution.

All kids who go to school all day should be entitled to a free school meal by right.
No ifs and buts or whether anyone can or can't afford it.
Didn't we used to do this?



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Steve30000 wrote: 24 Oct 2020, 22:53
Didn't we used to do this?
It's always been means tested from what I remember but I think all kids should get free school meals regardless.


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Trish wrote: 25 Oct 2020, 04:43
Steve30000 wrote: 24 Oct 2020, 22:53
Didn't we used to do this?
It's always been means tested from what I remember but I think all kids should get free school meals regardless.
Someone in their 70's or 80's might be able to answer that for my time at school.
I can't quite remember but I believe some of the kids went home while we ate in the hall.
I also remember at one point that they dished out tickets so this suggests that they were making sure that only those entitled were to get one (some were gate crashing).



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Trish wrote: 25 Oct 2020, 04:43
Steve30000 wrote: 24 Oct 2020, 22:53
Didn't we used to do this?
It's always been means tested from what I remember but I think all kids should get free school meals regardless.
Even if they're from a rich family?



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Steve30000 wrote: 25 Oct 2020, 17:55
Trish wrote: 25 Oct 2020, 04:43

It's always been means tested from what I remember but I think all kids should get free school meals regardless.
Even if they're from a rich family?
I am not a socialist by any means but if they want out kids to go to school and dress similar so that we can't distinguish who has money etc., then I agree with this.



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Sunderland Nut wrote: 25 Oct 2020, 20:38
Steve30000 wrote: 25 Oct 2020, 17:55

Even if they're from a rich family?
I am not a socialist by any means but if they want out kids to go to school and dress similar so that we can't distinguish who has money etc., then I agree with this.
They'll probably be at a private school anyway, I suppose.



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Steve30000 wrote: 26 Oct 2020, 00:16
They'll probably be at a private school anyway, I suppose.
Well, they should provide a meal but only if it's necessary.
If kids want to bring their own meals to school so be it.
Personally I thought the school meals were top notch.



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Sunderland Nut wrote: 26 Oct 2020, 05:02
Steve30000 wrote: 26 Oct 2020, 00:16
They'll probably be at a private school anyway, I suppose.
Well, they should provide a meal but only if it's necessary.
If kids want to bring their own meals to school so be it.
Personally I thought the school meals were top notch.
Used to love the deserts when I was there.



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