HC Deb 05 February 1963 vol 671 c44W
Mr. Lubbock

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what action he has taken to correct the retarded development of children on St. Helena, as reported by a nutrition consultant of the World Health Organisation.

Mr. Sandys

All school children receive a third of a pint of reconstituted milk daily during term time and twice weekly take fish liver capsules containing 4,000 I.U. Vitamin A and 800 I.U. Vitamin D. In addition over 500 children (one-third of the total number) receive a free meal daily of bread, margarine, cheese and fruit.

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