School meal worker serving children

Unions call for expansion of free school meals provision

A joint-union letter, signed by UNISON, calls on the government to take an urgent interim step and increase eligibility

UNISON organiser helps families find half-term meals

Area organiser Jack Horwood set up Help Out When School’s Out, an online search tool connecting families to local businesses providing half-term meals

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While welcome, it should not be left to charity from individuals and organisations to put food in children’s mouths

Keeping Caerphilly schoolchildren fed during COVID

UNISON members across the county borough council helped in an ambitious scheme to fill the gap left by free school meals

Behind the headlines, UNISON people on the Magazine site.
Staff serving school meals to pupils

Government u-turns on free summer school meals

UNISON welcomes decision to provide funding for free school meals during the summer

Blog: We can and must stop this dreadful attack on children living in poverty

These new rules will mean families in work – including many UNISON members – will be penalised through losing free school meals if they work more hours or get a pay rise.

Picture of girl sitting on school steps

Help a million children get the free school meals they need

UNISON backs Children’s Society campaign against changes to free school meal eligibility in England which could stop up to one million children qualifying

Government’s pledge on free school meals must be honoured

‘Parents will hope this latest assurance is a promise David Cameron actually gets to keep’

Free school meals for infants – petition

UNISON has campaigned long and hard for universal free school meals

Keep free school meals for infant children: sign the petition

UNISON is backing a petition calling on the government to keep universal free school meals for infant children in English schools

UNISON welcomes an end to speculation that free school meals face the axe

Free school meals are a ‘lifeline’ to many families