Decision Maker: Assistant City Mayor - Children, Young People & Schools
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
(1) To approve the reintroduction of Halal meat meals on school menus from September 2014; and
(2) To approve the provision of Halal meals from a designated supplier from the ESPO framework which is most able to meet the specification identified by the Faith Groups the Authority has been meeting with; and
(3) To note the comments of the Children, Young people and Schools Scrutiny Commission, who considered the matter at their meeting on 5 August 2014.
An overview of the issues behind this decision, including the reasons to reintroduce Halal meat on school menus is contained within the appending Executive report.
An alternative option to not re-introducing Halal meat in schools would be to continue offering vegetarian and fish menus.
Publication date: 15/08/2014
Date of decision: 15/08/2014
Effective from: 23/08/2014