Posted on Tuesday 21st Feb 2023
London's mayor Sadiq Khan has announced he is launching a £130m scheme to give every primary school pupil free school meals for the next academic year.
The mayor's office said it estimated the one-off funding could help more than 270,000 children in the capital during the 2023-24 academic year.
A spokesperson added the plans were also expected to save families about £440 per child over the year.
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21/02/23Free school meals: London's mayor launches Â£130m scheme for primary pupils
London's mayor Sadiq Khan has announced he is launching a Â£130m scheme to give every primary school pupil free school meals for the next academic year.