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School Meals

Volume 393: debated on Wednesday 3 November 1943

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asked the President of the Board of Education whether he will arrange, with such consultations as are necessary, for continuous inquiries to be made throughout the country, both urban and rural, to ensure that rations for school children's dinners are sufficiently nourishing and are being properly served?

The arrangements made by local education authorities for school meals are under constant inspection by the Board's expert inspectors, one of whose principal objects is to ensure that the special allowances of food made available by my Noble Friend the Minister of Food are fully taken up, and that the meals are well cooked and are served under the best conditions practicable in present circumstances.