Necessitous Aeeas (Grants).

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. – in the House of Commons on 14th March 1922.

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Photo of Major Frederick Kelley Major Frederick Kelley , Rotherham

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asked the President of the Board of Education whether he proposes to continue the system of special grants to the education authorities in necessitous areas?

Photo of Mr Herbert Fisher Mr Herbert Fisher , Combined English Universities

I do not propose to discontinue provision for additional grant in highly-rated areas, but it must not be assumed that the basis of the calculation of this grant will be the same for 1922–23 as for 1921–22, and I must ask the hon. and gallant Member to await the publication of the draft Regulations.