§ Mr. Marten
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what has been the cost to public funds in the latest convenient period of 12 months of school meals.
§ Mr. Redhead
The cost to the Exchequer of school meals supplied during the financial year 1964–65 was as follows:
£ Net running expenditure on school meals 54,011,000 Capital expenditure from Revenue 6,856,000 Loan charges 3,461,000 64,328,000