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Free school meal provision during the COVID-19 crisis
Report examining current free school meal provision. Looks at the different approaches taken by local authorities around the varying methods of delivery. The report considered the views of people with direct lived experience of poverty, and outlined what this means for the upcoming school holidays.
- End Child Poverty coalition in Scotland call on First Minister to provide additional help for families
- 3.6 million children under 16 are living in poverty
- Time for Parents
- Scottish families in debt as they try to keep up with school meal payments
- Next steps on the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill
- Foodbanks struggling with increased demand
- One Parent Families Scotland call for a full review of the Child Maintenance System
- Nearly half of people referred to food banks are in debt to the government
- Almost half of parents find it harder to pay for essentials
- Will the new Online Safety Bill work for children?