§ MR. HEDDERWICK
I beg to ask the Vice-President of the Committee of Council on Education if he can state the totals of the voluntary subscriptions to the Church schools for the years 1897, 1898, 1899, and 1900 respectively.
THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL ON EDUCATION (Sir J. GOKST,) Cambridge University
The figures for the statistical years ending 31st August were:—1897, £630,169; 1898, £583,613; 1899, £600,286. The returns for 1900 are not yet complete.