HC Deb 21 July 1897 vol 51 c684
  1. (1.) The school board of any district may, subject to regulations made by the Education Department under this Act, pay out of the school fund—
    1. (a) the reasonable expenses of any members of the board, or of the clerk to the board, in attending any conference of school boards held for the purpose of discussing any matter connected with the duties devolving upon them;
    2. (b) any reasonable annual or othr subscription towards the expenses of the conference.
  2. (2.) A school board shall not pay under this Act the expenses of more than three persons attending a school board conference.
  3. (3.) The Education Department may make such regulations as they think fit for regulating payments by school boards under this Act.
  4. (4.) Expressions used in this Act have the same respective meanings as they have in the Elementary, Education Acts 1870 to 1893.
DR. TANNER (Cork Co., Mid)

said he understood that the Government were quite satisfied not to take any other business if they got the Scotch Education Bill.


said that by an arrangement which he thought was satisfactory to the House it was agreed to take these two Bills and these two alone after the Scotch Education Bill.

Bill reported, without Amendment; read the Third time, and passed.