minute by minute #2

The coalition policy to introduce free school meals for all key stage 1 children in September 2014 has attracted a lot of media attention recently. Part of the proposition is that some families aren’t eating well enough, sometimes for financial reasons, and hungry children don’t make good learners. Councillors in Colne were having a similar conversation a hundred years ago.

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Source:Colne Education Committee minutes 21 Aug 1914

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