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Sharon Hodgson MP, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Children and Families, responding to news that the Education Secretary has launched another review of school food, said:
 
"We don’t need another review of nutrition in schools – we already have a comprehensive set of standards developed by experts and implemented across our schools under a Labour Government thanks to the hard work of catering staff and commitment from school leaders.
 
"The real problem is that Michael Gove has deliberately exempted Academies and Free Schools - in which more than a million children and rising are taught - from those standards.
 
"If he is serious about improving the health and educational outcomes of children, then he needs to perform another u-turn and bring back healthy food standards in all schools rather than just spending more time on another review."

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