HC Deb 31 May 1858 vol 150 cc1197-8

said, he had given notice to the Vice President of the Committee of Privy Council for Education of his intention to ask when the Education Estimates would be prepared. It was understood, he (Mr. M. Gibson) believed, that when those Estimates were presented to the House they would be prefaced by a general statement on the part of the Minister for Education, and that public notice would be given when they would be brought forward. He therefore begged to ask the right bon. Gentleman the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether that course would be pursued, and when the Education Estimates would be taken?


, said, the Government wished to give the House an opportunity of raising a discussion upon the subject. The Votes for Education were at the commencement of the Estimates (No. 4), and he should therefore propose that when they reached them they should be postponed to some day of which fair notice should be given. He would, if possible, fix the question for the commencement of some evening.