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Explanatory Notes Healthy Eating in Schools (Wales) Measure 2009

Section 7: Protection of the identity of pupils receiving free school lunches or milk

10.In order to encourage the take-up of healthy school meals, this section imposes a duty on local authorities and governing bodies to protect the identity of those entitled to free school lunches or milk, and to do so in accordance with any guidance issued by Welsh Ministers. This is done by inserting a new section 512ZC into the Education Act 1996 immediately after the section of that Act that deals with entitlement to free school lunches.

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