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Diane Abbott MP, Labour's Shadow Health Minister, said on the Government's school milk consultation announced today:

"Trying to cut the cost of this scheme may end up snatching milk away from the country's children, disproportionately affecting the poorest.

"In a recession, which has been made in Downing Street, when there is a squeeze on families, it is the wrong time for risks with our children's health."

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