School Milk

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 26th January 2021.

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Photo of Paul Holmes Paul Holmes Conservative, Eastleigh

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of expanding the range of milks covered by the Nursery Milk Scheme to include plant-based and other non-dairy milks.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

At present the legislation governing the Nursery Milk Scheme allows for the reimbursement of the cost of cow’s milk and infant formula based on cow’s milk. The Department is currently considering this position.

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