HC Deb 07 March 1990 vol 168 c643W
Mr. Redmond

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assistance his Department is giving to people who claim free milk tokens, but where milk distributors in their area refuse to accept them.

Mr. Freeman

Any beneficiary whose usual supplier refuses to accept milk tokens can seek information from the local social security office about alternative suppliers in the locality prepared to accept tokens. Where, exceptionally, the local office is satisfied that a token cannot be exchanged for milk a beneficiary can, as previously, be given a payment in lieu.