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School Milk

Volume 951: debated on Tuesday 13 June 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if she will publish in the Official Report the latest estimate of the numbers of pupils receiving free school milk; and if she will express this as a percentage of those eligible to receive free school milk.

In October 1977, about 1ยท8 million pupils at maintained schools in England were being provided with free school milk by local education authorities, representing about 93 per cent. of those then eligible to receive it under statutory arrangements.