HC Deb 04 May 1978 vol 949 c201W
Mr. Lawson

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the net cost to public funds of providing school meals in 1977–78; what is the planned net cost for 1978–79, 1979–80. 1980–81 and 1981–82; and how much of the total net cost in each of the years specified is accounted for by the cost of providing free meals (a) to qualifying pupils and (b) to teachers and school meals' staff.

Miss Margaret Jackson

I will reply to the hon. Member as soon as possible.

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