Another Tory manifesto U-turn on the cards?

Budget allows just 7p per breakfast for school pupils

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In a blunder on a par with Diane Abbott's struggle to explain how Labour would pay for extra police officers, the Conservatives have apparently admitted they have no idea what it will cost to fund free school breakfasts.

The proposal features in the Tory manifesto unveiled by Theresa May last week, when free school dinners were scrapped.

But critics have noticed that the £60m budget for the measure allows for less than 7p per pupil per breakfast, the Independent reports.

This latest setback comes after the Prime Minister was forced to make an embarrassing climbdown over her 'dementia tax' plan.

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