Scrapping free school lunches is an attack on struggling families | Nick Clegg


The Liberal Democrats pushed for the introduction of free infant school lunches in 2014. This Conservative U-turn cynically targets the vulnerable

So much for compassionate Conservatism. So much for helping the “just about managing”.

During my time as deputy prime minister, I repeatedly blocked the Conservatives from proceeding with tax, welfare, education and pensions policies which did not cater for the neediest in society. I became wearily familiar with the Conservative party’s habit of placing greater priority on the needs of “their” voters than those of society at large.

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May 19th, 2017 by