Sharon Hodgson – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Education

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Sharon Hodgson on 2015-10-28.

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 27 October 2015 to Question 13005, whether the decrease in the take-up of free school meals includes children now entitled to universal infant free school meals.

Mr Sam Gyimah

The figures provided in response to Question 13005 include all benefits-related claims for free school meals. The figures include infants for whom a claim for benefits-related free school meals has been made, but do not include other infants.