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School meals: FoI requests on Clegg hot meal pledge

8 April 2014 Last updated at 13:16 BST

More than 2,700 schools in England will not be ready to start serving the hot school meals promised by the deputy prime minister, a BBC Daily Politics investigation has found.

Nick Clegg announced to the Liberal Democrat conference last Autumn that all infant school children were to be given free school meals from September this year.

Daily Politics reporter Alex Forsyth explains the figures following her Freedom of Information requests.

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