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Free nursery milk

Asked whether the PM thought an excessive amount was being spent on milk in nurseries, the Prime Minister’s Official Spokesman (PMS) said he had not explicitly expressed his view but the Government was outlining proposals today, and recommended people speak to the Department for Health (DH).

Asked if the milk was currently free and how much the excess was, she advised people to speak to DH for full details on this and the Government proposals.

Asked whether the PM was aware of how controversial this issue was, she said it was an important issue which is why the Government was publishing proposals today.

Asked whether fewer children would be getting free nursery milk, she advised speaking to DH. Asked whether the PM would be concerned to know if this was the case, she said she would not be commenting further and advised people to look at the proposals.

Asked whether the PM was concerned with the DH press notice entitled ‘future of free nursery milk secured’, when one of the proposals was a cap the amount childcare providers would be able to claim, the PMS said she did not think he had seen the press release but would be broadly aware of the proposals. Asked if he had signed the policy off, she directed people to DH for the detail. Asked if it was accurate to say the future of free nursery milk was secured, she again advised speaking to DH.

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