HC Deb 25 July 1929 vol 230 cc1498-9W
Duchess of ATHOLL

asked the President of the Board of Education what arrangements are in force in the West Biding of Yorkshire in regard to the feeding of school children; and if he is satisfied that the arrangements are such as may be expected to prevent malnutrition among such children?


Since December last arrangements have been in operation in the West Riding of Yorkshire for children selected by the medical officers and teachers to receive supplementary nourishment, and, in accordance with these arrangements, about 7,000 school children are at present being fed. I understand that the authority have been making a careful survey of the whole of the coal district, and I am sure that they will take whatever action is necessary.

Forward to