Get kids in pubs

14th August 2009 at 01:00

Pupils should be served school dinners in recession-hit pubs, Prue Leith, chair of the School Food Trust, suggested this week. The food writer said the idea would help pubs fend off closure and improve meals for pupils at schools without catering facilities. "Having a troop of children in the pub would liven the place up no end, make a contribution to costs and solve a huge problem for the school," she wrote in the Campaign for Real Ale magazine Beer.

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