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GMB Welcome Free School Meals

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

GMB Welcome Announcement Of Free School Meals For Young Primary School Pupils

This announcement is a welcome first step but to be effective free school meals must apply throughout primary schooling and this should be a Labour commitment for the next election says GMB.

GMB, the union for school support staff, commented on the announcement on17th September on free school meals for all primary school children aged 5,6 and 7.

Brian Strutton, GMB national secretary for public services, said "GMB represents most school kitchen staff and we have been campaigning for universal free school meals for several years.

This announcement is a welcome first step but to be effective free school meals must apply throughout primary schooling. GMB hopes this will be a Labour commitment for the next election."

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Contact: Brian Strutton on 07860 606 137 or Avril Chambers 07974 251 766 or GMB press office 07921 289880 or 07974 251 823

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