HC Deb 16 December 1982 vol 34 c242W
Mr. Ashley

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give for the last three years and the latest available date the number per thousand population aged over 65 years of meals served and the percentage change over the previous year.

Mr. Newton

The information is shown in the following table:

Meals served (England)
1979 1980 1981
Meals served per 1,000 population aged 65 or more 6,001 6,041 5,921
Percentage change on previous year -1.6 +0.7 -2.0