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Healthy Primary School Meals

EDM number 1008 in 2004-05, proposed by Kevin McNamara on 24/03/2005.

That this House applauds the innovative, pioneering work undertaken by Hull City Council to ensure that all primary schools in Hull offer free healthy breakfasts, free healthy school lunches, free fruit and free after-school refreshments to all primary pupils; congratulates Hull City Council for making the provision of healthy food to all primary school pupils a main priority; notes that since the introduction of the free primary school meals policy the take-up rate of school meals in Hull's primary schools has significantly increased to nearly 70 per cent.; further congratulates Hull City Council, Hull Catering, schools, parents, pupils and all those involved in the effective delivery of this policy; believes that this policy is in tune with the Government's call to make the quality of school meals a priority and that this policy will greatly improve the life chances of children in Hull; further notes that Hull City Council is the first local authority to offer every primary school child free healthy school meals; and calls on all other councils to follow the example set by Hull City Council and ensure that all primary school children can have a healthy start to life.

This motion has been signed by a total of 21 MPs.

Kevin McNamara24/03/2005Kingston upon Hull NorthLabourProposed
Lynne Jones04/04/2005Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Mike Hancock04/04/2005Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Harry Barnes04/04/2005North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Ian Gibson05/04/2005Norwich NorthLabourSigned
Rudi Vis05/04/2005Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Roy Beggs05/04/2005East AntrimUUPSigned
Andrew Dismore05/04/2005HendonLabourSigned
Ann Cryer05/04/2005KeighleyLabourSigned
Martin Caton05/04/2005GowerLabourSigned
Alice Mahon05/04/2005HalifaxLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins05/04/2005Luton NorthLabourSigned
Syd Rapson05/04/2005Portsmouth NorthLabourSigned
Julie Morgan06/04/2005Cardiff NorthLabourSigned
Alan Simpson06/04/2005Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
John McDonnell06/04/2005Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Edward O'Hara06/04/2005Knowsley SouthLabourSigned
Tony Clarke06/04/2005Northampton SouthLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn06/04/2005Islington NorthLabourSigned
Jeff Ennis06/04/2005Barnsley East & MexboroughLabourSigned
Hywel Francis06/04/2005AberavonLabourSigned

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