HC Deb 12 May 1983 vol 42 c381W
Mr. Ray Powell

asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many students are currently (a) entitled to free school meals and (b) receiving free school meals in (i) mid-Glamorgan and (ii) Wales.

Mr. John Stradling Thomas

Information on the number of pupils entitled to free school meals is not available centrally. The number of pupils in maintained schools in mid-Glamorgan who received a free school meal on 24 September 1982, the latest census date, was 16,605. The corresponding figure for all maintained schools in Wales is 76,276.