HC Deb 19 August 1887 vol 319 cc1109-10
MR. HOWARD VINCENT (Sheffield, Central)

, asked the First Lord of the Treasury, Whether, having regard to the fact that the Amendments on the Paper are, with few exceptions, confined to minor points of detail, the discussion of which is not likely to occupy much time, it is not possible for Her Majesty's Government to reconsider the postponement of the Technical Instruction Bill, and to press it forward in the course of the present Session?

THE FIRST LORD (Mr. W. H. SMITH) (Strand, Westminster)

I am afraid it will not be in my power to alter the determination at which we have arrived, having regard to the period of the Session; but I hope, as I stated yesterday, that the Technical Instruction Bill will be one of the first measures to be taken up by Parliament at the commencement of next Session.

MR. MARK STEWART (Kirkcudbright)

Does that answer also apply to the Scotch Technical Education Bill?


That depends very much on the Scotch Members themselves.