HC Deb 22 November 1955 vol 546 c103W
99. Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware that the present high prices of school meals operate harshly; and if he will take steps to reduce them.

Mr. J. Stuart

No. The arrangements for free meals and meals at reduced prices which operate in all areas ensure that no children are deprived of meals because of financial hardship; since the fall in demand after the increase of prices in 1953, there has been a steady recovery over the country generally in the numbers taking meals.

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