Breakfasts reviewed

5th February 2010 at 00:00

The Tories have called for the Assembly government's free primary school breakfast scheme to be reviewed after figures revealed it cost #163;8.3 million last year. Baden Powell Primary in Tremorfa, Cardiff, became the 1,000th school to join the scheme this week. On a visit to the school, education minister Leighton Andrews said breakfast has a knock-on effect on learning. But shadow education minister Paul Davies said the government should be investing in education, not "toast and corn flakes".

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