HC Deb 20 February 1885 vol 294 c920

asked the Under Secretary of State for the Home Department, Whether, in accordance with the promise made on the 25th July last by his Predecessor in Office, the question of making grants of money for the maintenance of industrial schools or homes for training poor or destitute children for emigration to the Colonies has been taken into consideration by the Home Office; and, if so, at what decision it has arrived?


The question of emigration in connection with industrial schools, together with the whole subject of reformatory and industrial schools, has been, and is now, under the consideration of the Home Office, with a view to legislation, if possible, in the present Session of Parliament.