Free School Meals:Written question - 63836

Asked by John Pugh
Asked on: 09 February 2017
Department for Education
Free School Meals
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what criteria the Government will use to determine eligibility for free school meals once universal credit has been rolled out.
Answered by: Edward Timpson
Answered on: 20 February 2017

The Department for Education is working closely with the Department for Work and Pensions and other government departments to consider new criteria for determining entitlement to benefits-related free school meals as the rollout of Universal Credit progresses. We will communicate our proposals in due course. There are no plans to change the criteria for determining eligibility for pupil premium.

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