Parents at a Black Country school "can't be bothered" to collect their children's free meals, a councillor has claimed.
Yes, really. The school staff have been contacting them, apparently, to be told "no, leave it, we are alright"...
Dudley councillor Anne Millward said the unidentified school, which she says is over the Sandwell border, is "virtually the most deprived one in western Europe".
But she claims not one parent of the Year 6 group, which had been sent home due to coronavirus, came to collect meals on their child's behalf.
She made the revelation during a debate on free school meals at a Dudley Council health meeting.
That must have been a welcome addition to the expected wringing of hands and virtue signalling and lambasting of the cruel heartless Tory monsters, eh, Reader?
"It makes me wonder who is complaining about free school means. Is it the parents themselves? I am not being political here."
Maybe not, but I predict you're in for a bumpy few weeks. Because the ones complaining most definitely are being political...H/T: Ted Treen via email