HC Deb 08 November 1983 vol 48 c70W
Mr. Dobson

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether his Department will carry out a survey of child nutrition following the reduction in the number of children eating school meals.

Mr. John Patten

Field work of a nationally representative survey of the total dietry intake of schoolchildren over a seven-day period has been completed. A preliminary report providing information on average daily intake of energy and nutrients will be available next year.