HC Deb 13 November 1930 vol 244 cc1863-4W

asked the President of the Board of Education if he will give a table showing for council schools, Church of England schools, Roman Catholic schools, and other voluntary schools, respectively, the number of new schools and their recognised accommodation in respect of which he has given his approval during 1930, and similar information in respect of the Section 18 notices which are now running?

dren attending their schools. In the week ending 1st November, 35,000 children received milk free and 48,000 for payment, under arrangements made by the local education authorities for the provision of meals. It is now estimated that 500,000 children, or about 9 per cent, of the elementary school population of England and Wales, are receiving a daily supply of milk under schemes organised by the National Milk Publicity Council. The corresponding estimate six months ago was 400,000.