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Schools (Meat Allowance)

Volume 486: debated on Monday 9 April 1951

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asked the Minister of Food what meat rations are allowed to boys at approved schools and at non-State residential schools, respectively; and what are the reasons for the difference in the rations.

The hon. Member is misinformed. Both types of schools are entitled to the domestic ration for each boy; and the further allowance made to all schools providing school meals.

Would the hon. Gentleman be good enough to tell us precisely what the rations are? That is what I am asking.

The rations are the domestic ration together with the allowance made to all schools providing school meals.

What is the allowance? That is what I want to know. My Question asks what they are getting, but the hon. Gentleman is not telling me.