Home MPs Naseem Shah MP Nurseries: Breakfast Clubs

Nurseries: Breakfast Clubs

Department for Education written question – answered on 13th November 2018

Naseem Shah Labour, Bradford West

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether nurseries receive funding for breakfast clubs as part of the same funding arrangements as (a) infant, (b) junior and (c) secondary schools.

Nadhim Zahawi The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

The Department for Education are investing up to £26 million in a breakfast club programme, using funds from Soft Drinks Industry Levy revenues. The funding is for setting up or improving breakfast clubs in primary, secondary, special schools and pupil referral units. Such schools that have a nursery may receive funding for a breakfast club.