School Meals Service

Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25th October 1956.

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Photo of Mr Norman Dodds Mr Norman Dodds , Erith and Crayford 12:00 am, 25th October 1956

asked the Minister of Education what complaints he has received in respect to the food served in the school meals service ; and what steps are taken by his Department to ensure a reasonable state of efficiency and satisfaction in this service in all districts.

Photo of Mr Dennis Vosper Mr Dennis Vosper , Runcorn

My right hon. Friend has not received any complaints of this sort. He prescribes the standards which the service is expected to follow and it is inspected by H.M. Inspectors of Schools, in addition to the supervision exercised by the local education authorities, who are directly responsible for its administration.