Mum's anger at 'empty' ham sandwich served to daughter at school

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A mum's ailment has gone viral aft photos emerged of her daughter's school repast which has been described arsenic a "basically empty" ham baguette.

The offending sandwich was served astatine a schoolhouse successful Pontypool, Wales, conscionable days aft different pupil was fixed a luncheon of conscionable 3 murphy wedges and beans.

Donna Jones told WalesOnline that she was furious erstwhile her girl sent a representation to her showing the tiny magnitude of filling successful the baguette astatine West Monmouth School connected September 26.

The mum said: "She sent maine a representation and said 'mum, this is my lunch' and that determination was hardly immoderate filling successful it.

"I thought 'is that what my wealth is paying for'? I wouldn't service that to my children myself.

"I conscionable consciousness that idiosyncratic couldn't beryllium bothered and conscionable enactment a tiny spot of ham in."

A pupil has been served 3 wedges and beans astatine the aforesaid schoolhouse conscionable days before.

The schoolhouse repast outgo betwixt £2.50 and £3. Ms Jones made a ailment to Torfaen County Borough Councilbut says she has inactive not received a reply arsenic of this week.

She continued: "I deliberation schoolhouse dinners are outsourced. I contacted the assembly and said the sandwich was fundamentally bare and that I conscionable didn't deliberation it was important successful presumption of information size."

Ms Jones besides told her girl to kick but she didn't judge she had arsenic she was tense having lone started the caller term.

"I told my girl she should kick astir it but I don't deliberation she did - she is 11 and has lone conscionable started successful twelvemonth seven, you know?" she added.

"School dinners are not inexpensive present and that's what you're paying for?

"I conscionable privation them to service up a due modular of food. If you're paying for a baguette I would similar a spot much care."

Torfaen County Borough Council declined to remark and said Ms Jones should interaction West Monmouth School directly.

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