§ MR. MCKENNA (Monmouth, N.)
I beg to ask the Vice-President of the Committee of Council on Education whether any money out of the aid grant under the Voluntary Schools Act, 1897, has been allotted to Voluntary schools in the following London parishes—St. George's, Hanover Square, St. Peter's, Eaton Square, and St. Michael's, Chester Square; and, if so, at what rate per scholar in average attendance?
§ SIR J. GORST
In the financial year 1897–98 aid grants were paid at the following rates:—To St. George's, Hanover Square (Hanover Branch) National School, at 5s. per scholar in average attendance; to St. George's, Hanover Square, United National School, at 3s. 4d.; to Pimlico, St. Michael's National School, at 3s. 6¾d.; to Pimlico, St. Peter's National School, at 3s. 6d. In the financial year 1898–99 aid grants were paid to the two former school s at 6s. 1½d. and 3s. 4d. respectively, while no aid grant was paid either of the two latter schools.