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Free school meals in 2017-18: FOI release

Published: 18 Dec 2017

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/02931
Date received: 4 December 2017
Date responded: 11 December 2017

Information requested

Information on the amount of funding provided to councils from the Scottish Government for free schools meals for P1 to P3 pupils in 2017-18.


The Scottish Government has provided local authorities with a total of £53,918,000 million in 2017/18 of funding to deliver free school meals to all pupils in primaries 1 to 3 at publicly funded schools in Scotland.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

18 Dec 2017
Free school meals in 2017-18: FOI release