§ Mr. Day
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education whether he can state the average number of children who obtained milk daily under the milk-in-schools scheme either free or by payment in grant-earning schools in England and Wales for the 12 months ended the last convenient date?
No figures are available showing the average number of children who take milk under the Milk-in-Schools Scheme daily throughout the year. On 31st March, 1938, the latest date for which figures are available, 2,853,038 children in schools in England and Wales recognised for grant by the Board took512W
tion. s regards the second part, I am certainly prepared to consider in suitable cases applications by local authorities for Exchequer subsidy under the Housing (Financial Provisions) Act, 1938, in respect of the provision of such houses.