The Department for Education has vowed to spend £16.1 million over the next two years as part of the School Food Plan initiative.
This includes £11.8 million towards increasing the take-up of meals, and £3.15 million to ensure healthy breakfasts are available for thousands of children who arrive at school hungry.
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