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Written questions on the subject Free School Meals


 
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AQO 2591/17-22 Mr Gerry Kelly
(SF - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Education for an update on the Free School Meals and Uniform Grant application process.

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07/10/2021 Answered on 19/10/2021
AQW 23621/17-22 Ms Carál Ní Chuilín
(SF - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Education to confirm (i) when all children who are entitled to Free School Meals will be in receipt of their meals; (ii) when the backlog from the beginning of this academic term will be cleared; and (iii) when the parents/guardians of children who qualify for FSM, will receive back-dated payments.

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04/10/2021 Answered on 19/10/2021
AQW 23209/17-22 Mr Maurice Bradley
(DUP - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister of Education how many applications are still awaiting a decision in regards to free school meals, broken down by constituency.

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27/09/2021 Answered on 13/10/2021
AQW 22774/17-22 Mr Pat Sheehan
(SF - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Education whether her Department or the Education Authority were met with any practical issues when developing the free school meals payment during holiday periods or periods of school closure.

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20/09/2021 Answered on 14/10/2021
AQO 2449/17-22 Mr Cathal Boylan
(SF - Newry and Armagh)
To ask the Minister of Education for an update on her review of school uniform grants and free school meals.

09/09/2021 Question Withdrawn
AQW 21373/17-22 Miss Rachel Woods
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Education how the Education Authority's School Education Service sources the food for free school meals.

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02/07/2021 Answered on 09/07/2021
AQW 21245/17-22 Miss Rachel Woods
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Education to detail the annual cost of the (i) free school meals; and (ii) uniform grants in Northern Ireland, broken down by year, in each of the last ten years.

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30/06/2021 Answered on 23/07/2021
AQW 21089/17-22 Miss Rachel Woods
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Education how many children are currently in receipt of (i) free school meals; and (ii) uniform grants in Northern Ireland.

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28/06/2021 Answered on 09/07/2021
AQW 20802/17-22 Mr Chris Lyttle
(APNI - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Education whether she will be undertaking a scoping study of widening the eligibility for free school meals.

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23/06/2021 Answered on 01/07/2021
AQW 20214/17-22 Ms Claire Sugden
(IND - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Communities (i) for her assessment of the application process for free school meals being moved online; and (ii) to detail any issues that have arisen in light of digital poverty levels. [Priority Written]

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10/06/2021 Answered on 16/06/2021
AQW 20179/17-22 Mr Robin Newton
(DUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Education what proportion of school leavers entitled to free school meals in East Belfast achieved at least 5 GCSEs A*-C including English and Maths in 2019-2020.

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09/06/2021 Answered on 16/06/2021
AQW 20178/17-22 Mr Robin Newton
(DUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Education how many pupils in East Belfast were entitled to free school meals in the academic years (i) 2019-20; and (ii) 2020-21.

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09/06/2021 Answered on 16/06/2021
AQW 18686/17-22 Ms Claire Sugden
(IND - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister of Education to detail (i) his plans to provide free school meals for all pupils; (ii) the yearly cost for such a scheme; and (iii) the conversations he has had with unions and relevant stakeholders regarding the benefits of free school meals for all pupils.

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11/05/2021 Answered on 18/05/2021
AQW 18007/17-22 Mr David Hilditch
(DUP - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Education (i) whether his Department is aware of UNISON's current free school meals for all campaign; (ii) for his assessment of the campaign; and (iii) whether plans are being drafted to implement its recommendations.

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27/04/2021 Answered on 05/05/2021
AQW 17463/17-22 Mr Gerry Carroll
(PBPA - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Education what engagement has he had with Unison in relation to their campaign for free school meals.

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16/04/2021 Answered on 22/04/2021
AQO 1892/17-22 Mr Andy Allen
(UUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Education to outline the number of children eligible to receive Free School Meals in each of the last five years.

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25/03/2021 Answered on 19/04/2021
AQW 14263/17-22 Mr Colin McGrath
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Education, pursuant to AQW 13921/17-22, how many students received free school meals in the academic years (i) 2019/20; and (ii) 2020/21.

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08/02/2021 Answered on 10/02/2021
AQW 13998/17-22 Mr Colin McGrath
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Education what funding streams are available for (i) primary schools; (ii) post-primary schools that have Free School Meals as a criterion. [Priority Written]

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03/02/2021 Answered on 15/02/2021
AQW 13921/17-22 Mr Colin McGrath
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Education to detail the number of young people eligible to receive Free School Meals in the academic years (i) 2019/20; and (ii) 2020/21. [Priority Written]

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02/02/2021 Answered on 04/02/2021
AQW 12016/17-22 Mr Daniel McCrossan
(SDLP - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Education to detail (i) how free school meals policy differs between Northern Ireland, Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland; and (ii) whether he has any plans for policy reform in this area.

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14/12/2020 Answered on 21/12/2020
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