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Question Results

Written questions on the subject Free School Meals


 
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AQW 3829/17-22 Ms Joanne Bunting
(DUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Education, in the course of preparation for eventual school closures as a result of COVID-19, (i) what practical contingency plans is he considering for those pupils in receipt of free school meals, to ensure they still receive one hot meal per day; (ii) whether he will, where necessary, liaise with relevant Executive colleagues to roll-out any such plans, and (iii) whether he will give consideration to assisting with local solutions.

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18/03/2020 Answered on 20/04/2020
AQW 3662/17-22 Mr Chris Lyttle
(APNI - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Education how free school meal provision will be maintained in the event of school closures.

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13/03/2020 Answered on 06/04/2020
AQW 3075/17-22 Mr Daniel McCrossan
(SDLP - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Education, pursuant to AQW 2199/17-22, to detail the spend on (i) school uniform grants; (ii) free school transport; and (ii) free school meals in each of the last three years.

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03/03/2020 Answered on 18/03/2020
AQW 1734/17-22 Mr Doug Beattie MC
(UUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education how many children in Upper Bann avail of free school meals, broken down by; (i) primary education; and (ii) secondary education.

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07/02/2020 Answered on 11/02/2020
AQW 9454/16-21 Mr Steven Agnew
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Education to outline what plans he has to expand the free school meals programme.

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12/01/2017 Answered on 24/01/2017
AQW 6378/16-21 Ms Caitríona Ruane
(SF - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Education to detail (i) the number; and (ii) percentage of young people on free school meals in each post-primary school in (a) Newry; (b) Warrenpoint; (c) Kilkeel; (d) Downpatrick; (e) Ballynahinch; (f) Crossgar; and (g) Newcastle.

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27/10/2016 Answered on 10/11/2016
AQW 4017/16-21 Ms Carla Lockhart
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education what his Department is doing to deal with food hunger that manifests during summer months as a result of no free school meals outside of term time.

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27/09/2016 Answered on 11/10/2016
AQW 3199/16-21 Mr Danny Kennedy
(UUP - Newry and Armagh)
To ask the Minister of Education what percentage of pupils attending selective grammar schools are entitled to free school meals.

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15/09/2016 Answered on 22/09/2016
AQW 3198/16-21 Mr Danny Kennedy
(UUP - Newry and Armagh)
To ask the Minister of Education what percentage of pupils attending non-selective secondary schools are entitled to free school meals.

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15/09/2016 Answered on 22/09/2016
AQO 204/16-21 Mr Conor Murphy
(SF - Newry and Armagh)
To ask the Minister of Education how his Department plans to ensure full take-up of school uniform grants and free school meals.

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05/09/2016 Answered on 13/09/2016
AQW 1547/16-21 Mrs Sandra Overend
(UUP - Mid Ulster)
To ask the Minister of Education to detail the number and percentage of schools, broken down by sector, where a majority of school leavers entitled to free school meals did not achieve at least 5 GCSEs at grades A-C, including English and Maths, in 2014-15.

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21/06/2016 Answered on 07/07/2016
AQW 719/16-21 Mr Daithí McKay
(SF - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Education to outline the percentage of Year 8 pupils entitled to free school meals in each post-primary school in North Antrim.

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07/06/2016 Answered on 13/06/2016
AQW 52630/11-16 Mr Steven Agnew
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Education to detail the percentage of pupils (i) entitled to free school meals; and (ii) not entitled to free school meals that left school with less that five GCSEs at grades A*-C in each of the last four years, broken down by post-primary school.

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08/01/2016 Answered on 02/02/2016
AQW 50097/11-16 Mr Peter Weir
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Education to detail the number of pupils, in each of the last two years, receiving free school meals, broken down by school in the South Eastern Region.

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22/10/2015 Answered on 27/10/2015
AQW 49594/11-16 Mr Stephen Moutray
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education to detail the number of pupils, in each of the last two years, receiving free school meals, broken down by each school in the Southern Region.

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07/10/2015 Answered on 13/10/2015
AQW 49591/11-16 Mr Stephen Moutray
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education to outline the number of pupils that did not claim free school meals in each of the last four years.

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07/10/2015 Answered on 13/10/2015
AQW 49517/11-16 Mr Michael McGimpsey
(UUP - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Education whether he has any plans to introduce free school meals for all children as a method for addressing educational underachievement.

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06/10/2015 Answered on 13/10/2015
AQW 49198/11-16 Ms Claire Sugden
(IND - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister of Education, pursuant to AQW 48861/11-16, what steps his Department is taking to address the number of eligible school children who do not claim free school meals.

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28/09/2015 Answered on 06/10/2015
AQW 48976/11-16 Mr Gregory Campbell
(DUP - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister of Education whether his Department has analysed the (i) difference between the number of people entitled to free school meals and the uptake; and (ii) reasons behind the differences in entitlement and uptake in (a) primary; and (b) post-primary schools.

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21/09/2015 Answered on 29/09/2015
AQW 48903/11-16 Mr Peter Weir
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Education what strategies his Department is pursuing to increase the uptake of free school meals.

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17/09/2015 Answered on 29/09/2015
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