free school meals
Labour would bring in free breakfast clubs at every primary school in England
Labour claim the plan is a step towards building a “modern childcare system” that supports families and children
Free school meals: Everything you need to know
We outline free school meals eligibility, how much it costs, how children can access them, and whether they are available over the holidays
Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older
The earning gap widens over time, with half of free school meals pupils earning less than £17,000 per year aged 30.