North East UK news Free school meals supplier 'to refund costs' after huge backlash PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - The firm responded after a flurry of complaints on social media from angry parents

North East UK news Free school meals supplier 'to refund costs' after huge backlash PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - The firm responded after a flurry of complaints on social media from angry parents

North East UK news Free school meals supplier 'to refund costs' after huge backlash PremierLeague-News.Com
13 January 2021 - 12:30

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A firm providing free school meals to kids has promised to refund costs after a huge social media backlash over inadequate supplies. Chartwells said the costs would be refunded "where our parcels have not met our usual high standards" after outraged parents shared pictures of meagre looking meals online. The Mirror reports that the company is part of Man Utd and England striker Marcus Rashford's child food poverty task force. However it hasn't supplied all of the packages circulating online. However, it nonetheless apologised for any shortfall. It said in a previous statement: "In our efforts to provide thousands of food parcels a week at extremely short notice we are very sorry the quantity has fallen short in this instance." Besides providing refunds, the food supplier said it would contact "every school" to pin down where any shortages may have occurred and "we will apologise to anyone affected" It will also make sure that its 10-day food hampers reflect the government's additional £3.

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. Read More Related Articles Amber weather alert issued for parts of the North East as heavy snow is expected Read More Related Articles Lockdown may tighten in days with limits on exercise, click-and-collect and moving home "Chartwells is committed to continuing to work with all stakeholders to ensure the best possible provision for children in schools," the statement reads. The Department for Education, which is understood to have met with Chartswell following the backlash this afternoon, reponded to one picture, saying: "We are looking into this. We have clear guidelines and standards for food parcels, which we expect to be followed. "Parcels should be nutritious and contain a varied range of food." Pictures of just a few items of food supposed to last a whole week if not ten days were widely criticised by prominent activists, including MBE Rashford, who branded such provision "unacceptable".

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North East UK news Free school meals supplier 'to refund costs' after huge backlash PremierLeague-News.Com


North East UK news Free school meals supplier 'to refund costs' after huge backlash PremierLeague-News.Com


North East UK news Free school meals supplier 'to refund costs' after huge backlash PremierLeague-News.Com


North East UK news Free school meals supplier 'to refund costs' after huge backlash PremierLeague-News.Com

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