People 'crying' over school uniform cost
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People 'crying' over cost to buy school uniform

A decision to cut a £700,000 grant which helps thousands of poorer families buy school uniforms in Wales has been criticised.

The Welsh Government's school uniform grant, available to Year 7 students eligible for free school meals, helped 5,500 learners last year.

But it has been scrapped, as the cost of uniforms had "reduced".

Natasha Hayes, who volunteers at a community clothes bank in Cardiff, said people come in for donated school uniforms "on a daily basis".

  • 05 Apr 2018
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