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Jamie Oliver criticises school meals cuts.

Jamie Oliver criticises school meals cuts.

School food campaigner Jamie Oliver has labelled Theresa May's plan to axe free school meals for infants "a disgrace".

The TV chef, who led a successful campaign to improve the quality of school food, said the move "put future generations at risk".

He said: "It's a fact. Children perform better after eating a decent lunch."

The Conservatives want to axe the free meals plan for to save money to plug gaps in England's school finances.

The party hopes to save £650m by ending the right to a free meal for all children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2, but has pledged to offer all children a free breakfast.

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