HC Deb 19 June 1984 vol 62 c112W
Sir Brandon Rhys Williams

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will estimate the total cost of free school meals for (a) pupils and (b) teachers and supervisors.

Mr. Dunn

In 1982–83, the latest year for which figures are available, the cost of providing free school meals to pupils is now estimated to have been £155 million and to teachers and supervisors £43 million.