HC Deb 28 June 1971 vol 820 c52W
Mr. Bishop

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the percentage of children in the County of Nottinghamshire who have ceased taking school meals since the increases of prices; and how many children received school milk before the recent change of policy.

Mr. van Straubenzee

At the May, 1971, census 58.3 per cent. of pupils present at maintained schools in Nottinghamshire took the school meal compared with 68.6 per cent. at the September, 1970, census.

At the September, 1970, census 58,886 children at maintained school received free milk.

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