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Free School Meals

Question for Department for Education

UIN 71852, tabled on 25 April 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many pupils are in receipt of free school meals in (a) England, (b) the South East and (c) Southampton.

Answered on

27 April 2017

Data for the number of pupils eligible for free school meals in England, by local authority and region, are available in the annual ‘Schools, pupils and their characteristics’ statistical release[1].

The most recent figures, from January 2016, are published at:

www.gov.uk/government/statistics/schools-pupils-and-their-characteristics-january-2016

[1] FSM figures for England, the South East and Southampton are found in Local and Regional Table 8a.