§ Mr. Edward Short
The amount for equipment is estimated at 10d. The subsidy for school meals is 1s. 1d. The former figure includes expenditure on library and text books, materials and stationery.
§ Mr. Short
On the semantics of this, children go to school to be educated, and they have bodies as well as minds, and bodies are equally important. But I agree that there are great inequalities which ought to be ironed out.
I have collected four new items from the other side of the House this afternoon for bids for additional expenditure.