HC Deb 15 November 1965 vol 720 c29W
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