§ Mr. Dumpleton
asked the Minister of Education what was the number of school children regularly receiving milk in schools and school meals at 1st June, 1945; and what was the comparable number at the latest convenient date.
§ Mr. Tomlinson
In June, 1945, 1,700,000 day pupils in grant-aided primary and secondary schools had School dinners and 3,187,000 pupils in these schools took milk. The comparable figures for October, 1948, are 2,720,000 and 4,592,000, respectively.