FOI Request - Primary School Meals

Request 101001480108

How much is spent on a primary school meal by the local authority, with a breakdown for every year, between and including 2007 and 2016. This request was clarified to incorporate the cost of the food only.

Response 21-04-2017

Year

Food Purchases

Meals served

Food Cost per meal

 

 

2007/08

£495,427.00

     520,478.00

0.95

 

 

2008/09

£558,321.00

     551,719.00

1.01

 

 

2009/10

£431,659.00

     534,919.00

0.81

 

 

1010/11

£462,333.00

     543,685.00

0.85

 

 

2011/12

£475,481.00

     554,007.00

0.86

 

 

2012/13

£484,309.00

     576,453.00

0.84

 

 

2013/14

£514,516.00

     625,347.00

0.82

 

 

2014/15

£534,380.00

     681,774.00

0.78

 

 

2015/16

£585,645.00

     826,473.00

0.71

introduction of FSM = economies of scale

2016/17

£612,793.00

     847,000.00

0.72

 

 

As stated in the clarification of the request, this information reflects purely the cost of the food going into the production of the meal and does not take into consideration any other costs such as staff, equipment and cleaning, administration and other overheads included as part of the meal price charged to the pupil. 

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