Free School Meals
We aim to provide all primary and secondary children with free school meals, with an emphasis on developing local supply chains, supporting local farmers and local businesses.
Food and its production will be embedded in the life of our schools. With contracts procured locally wherever possible so that children will learn where their food comes from and develop the habit of eating nutritious, locally produced food early in life, meaning they will be healthier, with benefits for economy and the environment.
An additional 1.5 million free school meals have been served in primary schools across Wales, thanks to the campaigning of Plaid Cymru and anti-poverty groups. We now want to go further and extend this provision to all secondary school pupils.