Secondary Schools (Selection of Pupils)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2 July 1959.

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Photo of Mr Michael Maitland Stewart Mr Michael Maitland Stewart , Fulham 12:00, 2 July 1959

Has the Parliamentary Secretary noticed recent events in Devizes, from which it appears that influence and social position seem to have almost as much weight as intellectual attainment in deciding the allocation of the children to schools? Is that a matter worthy of his right hon. Friend's attention?