HC Deb 28 July 1903 vol 126 cc538-9
MR. SCHWANN (Manchester, N.)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will state how many estates schools are provided in Ceylon; what was the total average attendance at the same; what amount of money was found by the Government of Ceylon towards the maintenance of the schools; and has Sir West Ridgeway yet submitted his Reports on the education of Coolie children in the island and also on leprosy in Ceylon.

(Answered by Mr. Secretary Chamberlain.) I am unable to give the information asked for in the first part of the hon. †See (4) Debates, cxxv., 697. Member's Question, but I will ask the Governor to supply it. There has not yet been time for Sir West Ridgeway to send home the Reports referred to at the end of the Question.