HC Deb 07 April 1903 vol 120 c1244
MR. RENWICK (Newcastle-on-Tyne)

To ask the Secretary to the Board of Education whether the council of a borough, under section 18 of The Education Act, 1902, can levy a rate for the expenses of elementary education before the day appointed by the Board of Education under the provisions of Section 27 of the Act as the appointed day for the coming, into operation in such borough of Part III. and of the other provisions of the Education Act relating to elementary education.

(Answered by Mr. Walter Long.) My hon. friend has asked me to reply to this Question. As I am advised, the answer is in the affirmative.