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Make school meals free for all children, including secondary schools

Submitted on Wednesday 18th November 2020

Rejected on Thursday 19th November 2020

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

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Make school meals free for all children, including secondary schools

Petition Details

I want the Government to help children to feel 'equal' by enabling all school children of all ages to have a free school meal regardless of their parents fiancial status.

Additional Information

I would like the Government to bridge the gap of inequality in school age children. I would like children to have at least one school meal a day regardless of their age, or their parent's financial situation. Children are often bullied if they are in receipt of free school meals and feel ashamed to even eat the meal. Therefore I feel if meals were free in schools, it would not single out any child who is entitled to free school meals through no fault of their own.

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This petition was rejected

The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:

There's already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

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