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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Pre-school Education: School Meals more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he plans to provide meals for children accessing (a) free childcare and (b) pre-school provision. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 248685 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-02more like thismore than 2019-05-02
star this property answer text <p>The government's early education funding is intended to deliver 15 or 30 hours a week (for 38 weeks of the year) of free, high quality, flexible childcare for eligible 2, 3 and 4-year-olds. It is not intended to cover the costs of meals, other consumables, additional hours or additional services.</p><p> </p><p>However, pupils attending a local authority maintained, academy or free school nursery are entitled to free school meals: as long as they are either in full-time education or receive education both before and after lunch and meet the benefits-based free school meal eligibility criteria. Pupils attending a private nursery or pre-school are not entitled to free school meals.</p><p> </p><p>The government also provides help with up to 70% of childcare costs for people on low incomes through working tax credits, which in April 2016 increased to 85% through Universal Credit.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis remove filter