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Low number of vegetarian and vegan pupils in primary schools

Education minister pressed about school meals in HoK

There are just 44 vegetarians and 4 vegans registered with primary schools and the schools meal service.

The answer from Education Minister Graham Cregeen in the House of Keys to a question from Onchan MHK Julie Edge who believes this represents less than 1% of pupils.

Mr Cregeen was then pressed why nearly half the school menu caters for vegan and vegetarian choices.

He then listed some of the options available to all pupils:

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