Labour at Brighton: A costly change.
Big-profit catering companies such as Sodexho are set to lose out under the ban announced yesterday.
But the firm said schools will struggle financially without the vending machines.
Sodexho director Stephen Thorns said: "If schools ban chips at lunchtime or sweets from vending machines, then that money will leak out of the school to the local chip shop or newsagent."
A study by Sodexho of schools that have already banned vending machines showed after-school spending increased by up to 15 per cent per child.
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Sep 29, 2005|
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