Clegg defends free school meal plan

Press Association
School meals row
School meals row

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Nick Clegg has insisted his plans for free school meals for infant school pupils in England will be a "crowning achievement" despite reports of serious official concerns about the scheme within Whitehall.

The scheme has been given a "red" rating in an official risk assessment, indicating that there was a danger of the policy failing, according to the BBC's The World at One.