§ SIR JOHN BRUNNER (Cheshire, Northwich)
To ask the Vice-President of the Committee of Council on Education whether, under the Education Bill, the fee simple of technical schools now belonging to Urban District Councils representing populations under 20,000 will be vested in the County Councils; and, if so, whether he proposes to introduce amendments making the County Councils responsible for the upkeep of the buildings and the carrying on of the schools.
§ THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL ON EDUCATION (Sir JOHN GORST,) Cambridge University
If the building is vested in the Urban District Council it will, under the Bill, vest in the County Council. But if, as is usually the case, the building is vested in trustees no changes in this respect will take place. The liability for the upkeep of the buildings and the carrying on of the schools is transferred by the Bill from the Urban District Council to the County Council.