Funding will allow free school meals to be expanded

George Osborne has announced that free school meals will be expanded. Credit: Press Association

The Chancellor has announced that financial resources will be provided to fund expansion of free school meals to all school children in reception, year one and year two.

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Osborne: Growth figures 'significantly up'

George Osborne has delivering his latest assessment of the state of the economy in the Autumn Statement, announcing that growth forecasts for the upcoming years are "significantly up".