Technical College Grants

Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 30th October 1952.

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Photo of Mr William Wells Mr William Wells , Walsall 12:00 am, 30th October 1952

asked the Minister of Education what increases she proposes to make in grants to technical colleges; and what are the conditions attaching to such increases.

Photo of Dame Florence Horsbrugh Dame Florence Horsbrugh , Manchester Moss Side

The arrangements for giving increased grants to some technical colleges in respect of advanced technological work were set out in Circular 255, of which I am sending the hon. Member a copy.

Photo of Mr Ellis Smith Mr Ellis Smith , Stoke-on-Trent South

Will the Minister bear in mind the special needs of important engineering centres like Newcastle and Glasgow, while leaving Manchester to its newly-found reactionary friends?

Photo of Dame Florence Horsbrugh Dame Florence Horsbrugh , Manchester Moss Side

We shall deal with each college on its merits. Information is coming in from different technical colleges about the particular advanced course that they are arranging.