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Free School Meals (Automatic Registration of Eligible Children) Bill

Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2015-16

Last updated: 13 May 2016 at 10:41

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Long title

A Bill to provide local authorities with the duties and powers required to identify and automatically register all children eligible for free school meals; to provide for an opt-out where the family wishes; and for connected purposes.


Frank Field

Current version of the Bill

9 March 2016

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
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Bill in the House of Lords
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2nd reading
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3rd reading
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