A HORNSEY RESOLUTION
T-lornsey Council have adopted a motion urging that the Board of Education should provide hot meals at midday for all schools, grant-aided or not. The motion was introduced by Councillor hlatirice'Burns and seconded by Alderman Grimshaw (the first a Catholic). It was accented in principle and referred to the Education Committee as a matter ,of..uArgn exeney. tension of the present scheme." said Mr. Burns to me, "would mean that every school would have the Opportunity of providing the approved balanced diet to guard against the malnutrition of growing children during wartime at the hare cost of the food or free if they cannot afford even that.
" The Government have urged local authorities to treat the matter or providing this diet. as urgent. They will not agree to grant the parents the extra rations which they say arc imperative to ensure our children's heilth—these are only obtainable at the schools."