HC Deb 23 June 1902 vol 109 cc1373-4

To ask the First Lord of the Treasury whether the Local Government Board is to exercise its own discretion in making Provisional Orders under Clause 2 of the Education Bill, or whether it is to have regard to the interests of secular instruction, to the wishes of parents as to the education of their children, and to the economy of the rates in accordance with the conditions laid down for the guidance of the Board of Education in Clause 10 of the Bill.

(Answer.) The Local Government Board will exercise its own discretion.—(Treasury.)