§ Sir Raymond Gower
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what proportion of pupils in Welsh schools was receiving free school meals at the latest convenient date; and what was the proportion in 1966.
§ Mr. Barry Jones
The proportion of children in maintained primary, secondary and special schools in Wales who received free meals is estimated to have been 6.8 per cent. in October 1966 and 12.0 per cent. in May 1976.