HC Deb 04 July 1983 vol 45 cc8-9W
Mr. Pendry

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many pupils have taken school meals in each education authority in England and Wales in 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981 and 1982; how many have taken free meals in each instance; and what information he has as to what criterion each authority adopts for eligibility for free meals.

Mr. Dunn

The information requested on provision in England is available in the Library, derived from the Department's annual school meals census. Questions relating to school meals in Wales are for my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Wales.