Briefing on free school meals and Universal Credit

Short briefing on Government proposals to change eligibility for free school meals under Universal Credit.

Month of publication 
January
Year of publication 
2018
Number of pages 
4
Author 
Iain Porter
Category 
Parliamentary briefings
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