“when there’s twelve billion pounds available for Serco but the food cupboard is bare – then we must conclude that we are asking the wrong questions of the wrong people.”
Limiting the hours of television advertising for foods and beverages high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) could make a meaningful contribution to reducing childhood obesity, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine by Oliver Mytton of the University of Cambridge, UK, and colleagues.
The social service sector makes up 7.8% of employment in Scotland, which is roughly 1 in 13 or workers.
The challenge is available to all primary and secondary schools as well as community groups and libraries in Scotland, and aims to build positive reading cultures and improve literacy for young people.
For the new school year 2020/21 applications are open for families eligible for free school meals and clothing allowance.
Outdoor play areas will be able to open in Orkney from Thursday 2nd of July.
“With the resources available to us, we calculate that the majority of our children and young people would be at school for two days a week at best.”
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“The Scottish Government’s school age payment offers low income families, or those who receive support like Universal Credit, a £250 payment around the time children start at primary school.”
“We are keen to involve the public and NHS staff to help improve how we deliver services, so that children in Scotland get the right care at the right time, and the best possible start for their future health.”