Milk and School Meals (Holidays).

Oral Answers to Questions — Education. – in the House of Commons on 25th June 1942.

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Photo of Mr Daniel Lipson Mr Daniel Lipson , Cheltenham

asked the President of the Board of Education whether he proposes to ask local education authorities to provide milk and school dinners during the summer holidays?

Photo of Mr R.A. Butler Mr R.A. Butler , Saffron Walden

Yes, Sir. A circular on this and other matters relating to the care of children during the holidays is in course of preparation.

Photo of Mr Daniel Lipson Mr Daniel Lipson , Cheltenham

Where local authorities cannot provide facilities in schools, will my right hon. Friend arrange for British Restaurants in the areas concerned to provide milk and meals, if necessary, on the same basis?

Photo of Mr R.A. Butler Mr R.A. Butler , Saffron Walden

This is the sort of method we have in mind.