Universal Credit and free school meals - response to Government consultation

The Children's Society's response to the Government's consultation on changes to eligibility for free school meals under Universal Credit.

Month of publication 
January
Year of publication 
2018
Number of pages 
12
Author 
Iain Porter
Category 
Policy and lobbying
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