Evacuated Children (United States)

Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th June 1944.

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Photo of Mr Walter Windsor Mr Walter Windsor , Kingston upon Hull Central 12:00 am, 8th June 1944

asked the President of the Board of Education what action he proposes for those children and young persons who have been evacuated to the U.S.A., by private firms, at their own expense, and who have provided good educational facilities for their employees' children; and will such children return to the same or similar standard of education they are now receiving in the U.S.A.

Photo of Mr R.A. Butler Mr R.A. Butler , Saffron Walden

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given to the hon. Member for Wallsend (Miss Ward) on 2nd May, a copy of which I am sending him.

Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

Who is responsible for seeing that the children who have been evacuated to America are properly educated?

Photo of Mr R.A. Butler Mr R.A. Butler , Saffron Walden

Those who are in charge of them.