The highly successful holiday voucher scheme currently operating in Cambridgeshire is due to be extended until the end of March 2023.
The Cambridgeshire Holiday Voucher Scheme (CHVS) has been running since the school Christmas holiday in December 2020.
It has provided supermarket vouchers of £15 per week per eligible child for each holiday and half term period.
Although the Government is expected to end most of the schemes set up to help struggling families during the pandemic by the end of March, at its meeting on 8 February the county council agreed to earmark £3.6m of one-off funds to extend the scheme in Cambridgeshire for a further year as part of the pandemic recovery.
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