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Question reference: S6W-22742

  • Asked by: Liam Kerr, MSP for North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: 7 November 2023
  • Current status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 17 November 2023


To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made on introducing free school breakfasts for all primary school pupils.


There is a currently a mixed delivery of breakfast provision across Scotland with a range of service providers including public, private and third sector. We have conducted provisional modelling of breakfast provision and have begun work with local authorities and key stakeholders to better understand and map provision in order to identify gaps in provision. This will help us develop a plan for breakfast provision, designed around the needs of children and families.