HC Deb 30 March 1979 vol 965 cc411-2W
Mr. Jim Callaghan

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what proportion of children receives a free school meal in each of the county districts of the Greater Manchester metropolitan county.

Miss Margaret Jackson

The information is as follows:

Pupils in maintained schools receiving free school meals, as a percentage of those present.
Local Education Authority October 1978
Bolton 16.6
Bury 13.0
Manchester 32.3
Oldham 16.6
Rochdale 18.7
Salford 21.8
Stockport 13.7
Tameside 15.9
Trafford 16.8
Wigan 15.3
All Greater Manchester 19.3

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