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Free School Meals

Volume 130: debated on Tuesday 29 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many children currently receive free school meals in (a) Greenock, (b) Port Glasgow and (c) Strathclyde region.

Details relating to free school meals in Strathclyde region are collected centrally on an education division basis and the latest information available, taken from the 1987 annual census, is set out in the table.

DivisionNumber of children receiving free school meals
Argyll & Bute1,560
Ayr13,266
Dumbarton9,340
Glasgow (city)34,671
Lanark16,823
Renfrew11,702
Total (Strathclyde Region)87,362