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Episode 025: No such thing as a free lunch...except in Finland
Episode 254th September 2019 • - If I were the Minister for Education • Simon Lewis
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In Ireland, about 12% of schools receive a grant to provide a school lunch for its pupils in a scheme that has changed little since 1914. Recently the government started a pilot to provide hot meals to 36 schools (about 1%) 

In this episode I chart the history of free school lunches and see who is doing what around the world. No surprises that Finland gives free school lunches to everyone of course.