§ DR WARD
asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland, Whether Her Majesty's Government intend this Session giving effect to the following recommendations of the Commissioners on Primary Education in Ireland issued in 1870, viz.:—That the existing Provincial Model Schools should be gradually discontinued.That all existing Provincial Model Schools which cannot be carried on by Local Committees as Elementary Schools on the present system, receiving only such sums as may be earned by their scholars or may be due to teachers, may be granted on lease to any body applying for them as Training Schools on easy terms, such as will provide for their maintenance and repair?
§ SIR MICHAEL HICKS-BEACH
, in reply, said, he had no intention of making any proposal this Session.