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Is £2.30 enough to cover the cost of a free school meal?

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From September, state-funded infant and primary schools in England will have a legal duty to offer free meals at lunchtime to all pupils in reception, year 1 and year 2. Claire Crawford and Ellen Greaves examine the relative costs and benefits of this policy.