1 debate on the School Meals (Scotland) Bill - 20 June 2002,
Scottish Parliament - the Bill falls - but watch this space!
for written evidence (by 30 April 2002) - (and 'Starter
Paper' on Scottish Parliament's Education Committee's
approach to ingathering evidence on the Bill).
Meals (Scotland) Bill [as
introduced in the Scottish Parliament on 14 November 2001];
Explanatory Notes; Financial Memorandum; and Policy Memorandum [published
as accompanying documents]
Memorandum (in PDF) to the School Meals (Scotland) Bill
Meals (Scotland) Bill (in PDF)
3rd draft and explanatory note (for discussion on
18 September 2001, Working Group meeting, Room F1, Cannonball House,
off the Royal Mile, Edinburgh).
School Meals (Scotland) Bill (in PDF) 2nd
draft and explanatory note (for discussion on 21 August
2001, Working Group meeting, Councillors' Corridor, Glasgow City
Council, City Chambers, George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DU).
CPAG in Scotland: free
school meals campaign website
Article on the School Meals
(Scotland) Bill (from SCOLAG Legal Journal, August 2001
School Meals (Scotland) Bill (in PDF) 1st
draft for discussion (debated at the inaugural advisory group
meeting on 21 May 2001) click link to download in PDF format
(you will need Acrobat Reader - available free, below). Right
click on highlighted text above, then 'save target' as PDF.
NOTE - Following the meeting of 21 May 2001, it was unanimously
agreed that an Advisory Group would be formed to assist CPAG in
Scotland's campaign (consisting of all interested parties, including anti-poverty
groups, law centres, education, health and social work
professionals, and academics). For details of future meetings please
contact Danny Phillips
at CPAG in Scotland.
It is understood that individual MSPs from the following
political parties have agreed, in principle, to support the general
principles of the proposed Bill - Scottish Socialist Party, Scottish
Labour Party, Scottish National Party, Scottish Liberal Democratic
Party and the Scottish Green Party.
of CPAG in Scotland
free school meals
report of the first meeting of the CPAG
in Scotland Working Group - 21
May 2001, Quakers House, Edinburgh
Poverty Action Group in Scotland
Free School Meals
Aims of meeting - Danny Phillips (CPAG in Scotland).
Universal free school meals in Scotland - Martin Barnes (Director, CPAG).
Parliamentary process and Bill proposal - Mike Dailly (Solicitor,
Govan Law Centre).
Universal free school meals in Scotland: nutritional guidelines,
take up, stigma, children's health inequalities and diet ...
Provision of information for campaigners, MSPs etc.,
Possible research required in Scotland.
Other groups to be contacted.
Membership and organisation of Advisory Group for CPAG campaign in Scotland.
Date of next meeting.