asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many children qualify for free school meals in Wales; what were the corresponding figures for the last three years; and if he will make a statement.
This information is not available in the Welsh Office.
|(£ million 1981 prices)|
|Central Government Cash Ceiling||—||640||629||682||656||639||675|
|Central Government PSO payments*||648||571||552||591||640||639||644|
|Passenger services paid by Passenger Transport Executives||42||48||55||59||59||61||64|
|Level crossings grant||20||19||17||17||17||17||17|
* Since 1978 the PSO grant has included a special replacement allowance, which is fixed at a constant level of £80·3 million in 1981 prices.
† The figures for 1981 relate to claims agreed for the year, and do not include adjustments to be made in the light of actual results.