HC Deb 17 June 1953 vol 516 c967
39. Mrs. Mann

asked the Minister of Food by how much supplies to education authorities for school meals have been reduced since the price increase; and in respect of what items of diet.

Major Lloyd George

I regret that this information is not available.

Mrs. Mann

Will the right hon. and gallant Gentleman try to get this information made available, because it is of the utmost importance?

Major Lloyd George

School meals, catering establishments and individuals— like the hon. Lady—might all be supplied by the same supplier. The only responsibility to the Ministry of these traders is to give the total non-take-up of rations, regardless of any particular category. If the hon. Lady wants any information about school meals she had better put down a Question to my right hon. Friend the Minister of Education.

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