HC Deb 15 February 1973 vol 850 cc413-4W
Mr. David Steel

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the current gross cost to local and national funds of school meals; and what contribution towards this is made by the present charges.

Mr. St. John-Stevas

An estimated £220.5 million and £97.6 million respectively in Great Britain for the financial year 1972–73.