Workers queue for lunch at a factory canteen in Newport
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Welsh government meal subsidies 'stick in the throat'

It sounds like the kind of gourmet meal you would order in a top restaurant.

But work at the Welsh government and grilled Welsh pork loin steak with leek and black pudding mash would set you back just £2.95.

Figures show a 61% rise in funding for subsidised meals for government staff in their canteens over the last three years to £422,800 in 2013/14.

A Welsh government spokesman said the subsidy had risen to cover food at 10 sites instead of five before 2012.

Paul Martin reports.

  • 30 Jul 2014
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