§ MR. BOLAND
I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland whether he will grant the Return relating to the Salaries and Appointments of Assistant Teachers in Ireland, standing on to-day's Notice Paper.
§ MR. WYNDHAM
The Return is in preparation and will be communicated to the hon. Member when completed.
Appended is the form of Return to which the Question relates:—
Education (Ireland) (Commissioners' Orders).—Return showing (1) number of Orders made by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland, between the 1st day of April, 1900, and the 1st day of April, 1904, cancelling the Salaries of Assistant Teachers in National Schools owing to the average attendance being under sixty; (2) and number of such appointments that would not have been cancelled if the average attendance for an Assistant were recognised at fifty instead of sixty; (3) also, up to what date and for what period previously was an average attendance of fifty accepted by the Commissioners as sufficient to qualify a School for the services of an Assistant.