Oral Answers to Questions — Education (Teachers' Salaries).

– in the House of Commons on 14th July 1931.

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Photo of Mr John Mills Mr John Mills , Dartford

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asked the President of the Board of Education if he has considered the representations sent to him by the National Association of Schoolmasters as to its right to proportionate representation on the Burnham Committee which is to consider the salary scales of all classes of teachers; and whether he is prepared to grant the association any representation?

Photo of Mr Morgan Jones Mr Morgan Jones , Caerphilly

My right hon. Friend would refer my hon. Friend to the answer which he gave, on the 29th June last, to the right hon. Member for West Woolwich (Sir K. Wood), of which I am sending him a copy.

Captain WALLACE:

Does the hon. Member realise that this association does not belong to the National Union of Teachers?

Photo of Sir Patrick Hannon Sir Patrick Hannon , Birmingham Moseley

Is the National Union of Teachers the only organisation of teachers to be listened to by the right hon. Gentleman's Department? Why do not other organisations get a fair opportunity?

Photo of Mr Morgan Jones Mr Morgan Jones , Caerphilly

My right hon. Friend has given an answer on that specific point.