§ Mr. DAVID GRENFELL
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education whether he is aware that the present policy of refusing to sanction any expenditure on nursery schools has 1351W the effect of debarring these schools from participating in the scheme for cheap milk; and whether he will consider the desirability of taking whatever step is necessary to bring these nursery schools within the scheme?
§ Mr. RAMSBOTHAM
The hon. Member appears to be under a misapprehension, as it is not the policy of the Board of Education to refuse to sanction any expenditure on nursery schools, and these schools are not debarred from participating in the scheme for cheap milk. An increasing number of grant-earning nursery schools are eligible to participate in the scheme, which does not, however, apply to schools of any type which are not recognised for grant.