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DESC will widen availability of meal vouchers if lockdown extended

Vouchers provided for those on free school meals

The education minister says they'll look to widen the availability of meal vouchers, should the current three-week lockdown get extended.

It's as the Free School Meal Voucher Scheme is only valid in Shoprite and Co-op.

The vouchers act as compensation to those who normally receive free school meals.

Dr Alex Allinson says at this stage no other supermarkets accept them: