This consultation ended 14 September 2018.

Consultation period:
6 June 2018 to 14 September 2018
Last updated:

Reviewing responses

The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.

Original consultation

We want your views on proposals to amend the free school meal eligibility criteria.

Consultation description

Following the introduction of Universal Credit, we need to revise eligibility criteria for free school meals in Wales and are consulting on our proposals. 

We are proposing to introduce an earned income threshold of £7,400 for Universal Credit claimants who want to claim free school meals for their children. We are also proposing transitional protection for families affected by the change.

Consultation documents

Consultation document

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Regulatory impact assessment

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Welsh language impact assessment

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Equality impact assessment

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Childrens rights impact assessment

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