Oral Answers to Questions — Agricultueal Education. (England and Wales).

– in the House of Commons at on 17 February 1919.

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Photo of Lieut-Colonel Charles McLean Lieut-Colonel Charles McLean , Brigg

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Agriculture whether he is aware of the disapproval throughout the country of the proposals of the agricultural sub-committee to transfer the whole responsibility for agricultural education in England, and Wales from the local authorities to the Board of Agriculture; and if these proposals could be reconsidered?

Photo of Mr Arthur Griffith-Boscawen Mr Arthur Griffith-Boscawen , Dudley

The Board have already decided that they do not see their way to adopt the proposals to which the hon. and gallant Member refers, and local education authorities were so informed, in a circular dated the 8th January last.