The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1983-1987 Parliament

Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Free School Meals – 29 April 1986

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Free School Meals on 29th April 1986.

Mr. Allen McKay Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what representations he has received in support of the Government’s proposals to restrict the availability of free school meals.

Mr. Major Representations have not been generally in a form which can sensibly be used to provide a simple breakdown between those in support of or against the Government’s proposals, but some endorsed the general principle of higher cash payments rather than payments in kind.