Free ‘wraparound’ childcare for the armed forces

The children of service personnel will be entitled to free breakfast and after-school childcare as part of new measures to better support the armed forces and their loved ones.

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Dr Death

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It should be for all children whatever their background or social standing in society today.
Not all parents can work round 0845 to 1530 school day.
 
There is no such thing as a free lunch (or breakfast). Someone has to pay for this, or an alternate budget is cut.
They're cutting 20k soldiers to pay for it.
 

triggerigger

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You breed it you feed it. Lack of responsibility for spawning is part of the cause of the ratsnest we increasingly seem live in.
 
You breed it you feed it. Lack of responsibility for spawning is part of the cause of the ratsnest we increasingly seem live in.
I'm sure the average singly getting their overpriced meals from the lowest bidding contractor will be well impressed by this idea. Wasn't there an MoD initiative called 'Pay As You Dine'; clue's in the name! They'll be giving out free coal and horse fodder next.
 

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