Blog: What does 35p buy you today?

Catherine Sleep | 14 December 2004

Not very much, but that’s how much the government spends per head on each school meal, according to the Soil Association. It makes the 60 pence per head per meal given to prisons look positively extravagant, does it not?

Such miserly budgets forces school canteens to cut corners wherever possible, but nobody likes to read that foods banned from school meals in Scotland as being too unhealthy are being merrily served in other parts of the UK. The postcode lottery strikes again.

Banned in Scotland but good enough for English children


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