HC Deb 26 January 1988 vol 126 cc199-200W
Mr. Tom Clarke

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services how many children under five years of age and cared for by registered childminders are currently in receipt of free milk; and how many childminders this involves.

Mrs. Currie

Information is not available in the form requested. It is estimated that some 200,000 children in England are receiving free milk at day nurseries, playgroups or childminders at any one time.