Church Schools

Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22 January 1959.

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Photo of Mr Alan Fitch Mr Alan Fitch , Wigan 12:00, 22 January 1959

asked the Minister of Education if he is in a position to report upon the discussions which he has held with the Church authorities regarding the possibility of these authorities being given some further help to enable them to play their full part in carrying out their share of the work anticipated in the White Paper, Secondary Education for All.

Photo of Mr Albert Cooper Mr Albert Cooper , Ilford South

asked the Minister of Education if he is in a position to make a statement on his discussions with the various religious authorities on the subject of grants for education, building, etc.

Photo of Sir Edward Boyle Sir Edward Boyle , Birmingham Handsworth

My right hon. Friend will be referring to this topic in this afternoon's debate.

Photo of Mr Philip Bell Mr Philip Bell , Bolton East

Is my hon. Friend in a position to give any estimate of the cost under the existing law of their share of work anticipated, which is mentioned in Question No. 14?

Photo of Sir Edward Boyle Sir Edward Boyle , Birmingham Handsworth

Perhaps my hon. Friend will put that Question down.

Photo of Mr Albert Cooper Mr Albert Cooper , Ilford South

On a point of order. I put down Question No. 16 and I should like to ask a supplementary question.

Photo of Mr William Morrison Mr William Morrison , Cirencester and Tewkesbury

The hon. Member did not rise to do so when the opportunity was there. We have passed that Question.