Salesmanship (Inquiry).

Oral Answers to Questions — Education. – in the House of Commons on 26th March 1929.

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Photo of Mr William Edge Mr William Edge , Bosworth

27.

asked the President of the Board of Education if he will state the estimated duration of the inquiry of the Government Committee on Education for Salesmanship; and whether an interim Report will be issued within a shorter period?

Photo of Lord Eustace Percy Lord Eustace Percy , Hastings

It is not yet possible to estimate the duration of the Inquiry. Information is being collected from a large number of sources, not only at home but also overseas, and material has already been obtained which will probably justify the issue of one or more interim Reports within the next few months.

Photo of Mr William Edge Mr William Edge , Bosworth

Is evidence being taken from the Commercial Travellers' Association?

Photo of Lord Eustace Percy Lord Eustace Percy , Hastings

I do not know whether the Committee has done so, but I will inquire.

Photo of Sir Robert Thomas Sir Robert Thomas , Anglesey

Do any of our British Consuls abroad get a course of training in salesmanship?