Students' Grants (Scotland).

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men. – in the House of Commons on 12th December 1922.

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Photo of Dr William Chapple Dr William Chapple , Dumfriesshire

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asked the First Commissioner of Works, as representing the Secretary for Scotland, whether grants under the Grants Committee of the Scottish Education Department for courses of study by students who had served in the War, and had accepted terms and conditions imposed upon them, have been withheld because of changes and difficulties in practical training over which these students had no control; and will he take steps to have these grants renewed?

Photo of Mr John Baird Mr John Baird , Ayr District of Burghs

So far as the Department are aware, the reply to the first part of the question is in the negative, and therefore the second part does not arise. If, however, the hon. Member has any specific case or cases in his mind, perhaps he will be good enough to communicate details to my Noble Friend, when full inquiry will be made.