Oral Answers to Questions — Education

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  • Physical Recreation (Encouragement) (10 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Education (1) what steps she is taking to encourage and develop the game of association football; and what grants she has made to voluntary bodies in this connection; (2)...

  • Obsolete Schools (Rebuilding) (5 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Education whether, in view of the fact that she proposes to bring Part III of the Education Act, 1944, into operation about 1957, she will ensure that, by that date,...

  • Playing Fields (4 speeches)

    Mrs. Slater: asked the Minister of Education when she expects to be able to lift the ban on the development of playing fields imposed in 1952.

  • Catering Training Facilities, South-West Region (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Education if she is aware of the urgent need for a catering training school in the South-West region of England to meet the needs of the catering industry; and whether she...

  • Meals and Milk Service (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Education whether she is aware that children who receive education in premises specially sanctioned under the Education Act, 1944, by reason of the fact that they receive...

  • Modern Secondary Schools, Bristol (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Education how many classes there are in the modern secondary schools in Bristol with over 30 pupils; to what extent the overcrowding is due to a shortage of teachers or...

  • Bec Grammar School, Wandsworth (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Education why she has refused to permit the London County Council to proceed with its development plan for Bec Grammar School and secondary education in that area.

  • Minor Capital Work (Allocations) (10 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Education why, when Southampton local education authority asked for an allocation of £42,690 for supplementary allocations for minor capital work on school building,...

  • Boy, Midsomer Norton (Technical School Entry) (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Education why Michael Sandells, of Drill Hall Cottage, Steam Mills, Midsomer Norton, Somerset, was refused entry to a secondary technical school on the grounds that the...

  • Boys, Durham (Corporal Punishment) (5 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Education whether her attention has been called to the action of Mr. Oliver Whitfield, of the Secondary Modern School, Durham, who caned 200 boys because he was unable to...

  • New Secondary School, Cippenham (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Education if she will authorise the building of a new secondary school at Cippenham, Slough, during 1955–56.

  • School, Bacton-Mendlesham (4 speeches)

    Colonel Harrison: asked the Minister of Education when the proposed central school in the Bacton-Mendlesham area of East Suffolk will be built; and on what approximate date it is anticipated...

  • Circulars 242 and 245 (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Education when she expects to be able to withdraw Circulars 242 and 245 and to restore the freedom which local education authorities enjoyed prior to these circulars being...

  • School Building Programme (12 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Education what protests she has received from the Welsh Joint Education Committee concerning the school building programme in Wales; and what reply she has sent.

  • New School, Trimdon (4 speeches)

    Mr. Slater: asked the Minister of Education what consideration is being given to the representations made to her by the hon. Member for Sedgefield for the building of a new school at Trimdon...

  • Gateshead (4 speeches)

    Mr. J. T. Hall: asked the Minister of Education how far the county borough of Gateshead was permitted to select the type of schools to be built in its area in its latest building programme.

  • Small Trusts (Rural Parishes) (4 speeches)

    Mr. Vane: asked the Minister of Education whether she will give an assurance that the many small trusts founded to further the betterment and education of children in rural parishes will be...