§ Mr. Thomas Cox
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the number of children attending Inner London Education Authority schools and taking school meals; and how many of these are free meals.
§ Mr. Macfarlane
On a day in October 1979, 299,047 children were attending schools maintained by the Inner London Education Authority, of whom 186,832—62.5 per cent.—took a school meal. The number receiving free school meals was 67,362—22.5 per cent. of those in attendance.