Anonymous asked in News & EventsCurrent Events · 1 month ago

What's the whole deal with the no free school dinners in UK?

Don't really follow the news but noticed the government have stopped offering free school dinners. What is the whole story and what is Boris Johnsons response to why he won't change it?

19 Answers

  • Buzz
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    Simple. Tories are evil right wing bastards. 

  • F
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    OK , so a tin of beans is about 30p and a loaf of bread 49p, approx 3p a slice. 

    You could easily feed 2 primary age kids on a tin of beans and. 2 slices of bread for a hot lunch, 55p tops. 

    If anyone cannot find 55p, and doesn’t waste their money on non essentials, I am truly sorry for them, but honestly? It’s very nearly 1 cigarette  or 1/6 pint if beer or 1/4 if a lottery ticket or 1/50 if a mobile phone contract. 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Children have never been fed by schools during school holidays, until recently.

    It seems that parents do not think it is their responsibility to feed their children during time away from school.

    What next, schools giving kids warm beds and food on Saturdays and Sundays?

  • Terry
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    Many of those complaining about this might look at their cupboards and start buying real food instead of all the takeaway rubbish so many live on these days. UK's population seems to have become so whimpish that they panic over everything and expect the government or somebody else to bale them out of any problems, with tax payers' money of course.

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  • 1 month ago

    You are truly ignorant and haven't been listening to the News enough to realise that your wrong.  Every School provides free school meals for children whose parents are on low incomes.

    The story in the news at the moment is that the Conservative Government have discontinued to offer 'Food Vouchers' for families with school aged children, which can be used during school half terms.  Many poor families rely on the hot food offered at lunch times during school terms, as they are unable to feed their children, so they starve during school holidays.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    They are still providing dinners, but the law doesn't require the government or education authorities to provide free school meals in the holidays.  Far from children being underfed these days it seems there is something of an obesity crisis. The problem seems to be that some parents do not know how to prepare nutritionally good meals for their children  within a budget.

  • garry
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    why should you have to feed them , after all its the parents problem or does  the parents get fed at work for free ..

  • ?
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    Saudi Arabia, Jamaica don't give them

  • Just the latest Tory attempt to feralise children for their peado farms, it'll likely get turned over like all of Boris's ill-thoughtout scams 

  • Parents are responsible for feeding their kids and those that can't afford it should put up their childen for adoption.  

    Working harder might help and laying off the drugs and booze will buy a healthy Sunday dinner with meat and vegetables. 

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