WQ91248 (e) Tabled on 08/02/2024

Will the Minister confirm whether the Welsh Government is aware of any evidence showing that the free schools meals provided in schools in Wales as part of the universal free school meal rollout is reducing childhood obesity?

Answered by Minister for Education and the Welsh Language | Answered on 16/02/2024

Please see my responses to WQ90841, WQ90842 and WQ90848.

The universal provision of free school meals in primary schools is being carried out in collaboration with Siân Gwenllian MS, the Plaid Cymru lead designated member, as part of the Co-operation Agreement between the Welsh Government and Plaid Cymru.