HC Deb 20 June 2000 vol 352 c172W
Mr. Etherington

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what recent guidance he has issued to(a) infant, (b) junior and (c) primary schools in England and Wales on school milk schemes. [127029]

Jacqui Smith

The Government encourage schools to provide drinking milk, and to make use of either the EU School Milk Subsidy Scheme or the Welfare Food Scheme. These schemes are administered by the Intervention Board, on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, and by the Department of Health, respectively.

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