HC Deb 01 July 1971 vol 820 cc172-3W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether she has considered the communication from the Education Officer of the London Borough of Newham, sent to her by the hon. Member for West Ham, North, regarding the Education (Milk) Bill; what was the nature of her reply; and whether she will make a statement.

Mr. van Straubenzee

My right hon. Friend has considered the views of the Newham Education Committee on the provisions of the Education (Milk) Bill now before Parliament but is unable to accept the suggestiton that the Bill should be withdrawn.