Cuts may take a bite out of school meals
PARENTS across the Gwendraeth Valley may have to dish out more school dinner money for their children as part of the council's strategy of saving £15 million to combat budget cuts.
The cash-strapped authority has released a list of proposals to save money after being hit by cuts from the Welsh Government.
Among them are plans to cut school meal subsidy to save £1.2 million, along with a hike in school meal prices from £2 to £2.20 which they say will help claw back a further £250,000.
Now, the council is seeking the public's view.
Council leader, Kevin Madge said: "I am only too aware that many people, when they see some of the things that we are being forced to consider, will not like what is being proposed.
"I hope as many people as possible will take part in our consultation over the next few months and I look forward to receiving their views."
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