§ Mr. Fallon
In January 1990 the average cost1 of a school meal in England was:
Fixed charge2 Pence Authorised spend3 Pence Primary schools4 68 68 Secondary schools 72 74 1 This is the simple average of the most common charge reported by individual local education authorities. 2 This applies to dining centres. 3 This applies to a cash cafeteria service. 4 Includes nursery schools.