Tuesday 27 December 2022

A Meal To Be Made

How on earth are the children of Universal Credit claimants not on free school meals? Talk about a lack of joined-up thinking. But pupils on free school meals are not allowed certain items on the menu. Free school meals for all. Why would that be unaffordable? Unaffordable compared to what?

Charging for school meals would boggle the minds and turn the stomachs of many other developed countries. Like free prescriptions, free eye and dental checkups, free hospital parking, and so much else besides, free school meals for all will soon be "unaffordable" in England only, with abolition in Scotland or Wales advocated no more by the Conservatives than by anyone else. Why?

Of course, Keir Starmer's, never mind Wes Streeting's, Labour Party would spit with hatred at this policy. That would be half the fun of it. Thankfully, we are heading for a hung Parliament. To strengthen families and communities by securing economic equality and international peace through the democratic political control of the means to those ends, including national and parliamentary sovereignty, we need to hold the balance of power. Owing nothing to either main party, we must be open to the better offer. There does, however, need to be a better offer. Not a lesser evil, which in any case the Labour Party is not.


  1. We need this money for Michele Mone.

    1. We should offer the contract to the relevant Minister's pub landlord. Then it would happen.