They just never do work out, do they?
Yet for thousands of families, the six-week school break is characterised not by play schemes and day trips in the sun, but acute financial stress, hunger and malnourishment, due to the absence of free school meals for children on low incomes that costs a family £30-£40 a week.
£30 to £40 a week to feed a child?
OK, let’s say two kids, the UK modal family size.
Aaaaah – she means that school meals cost £3 a day. And poor peeps get them free. So, if there’s no school and people aren’t getting the free meals then that costs them £3 a meal.
Which is unadulterated bollocks of course. But then Foster’s numbers never do add up, do they?