§ MR. ERNEST GRAY
I beg to ask the Secretary to the Board of Education whether he can indicate what scholarships or exhibitions are now being awarded by local authorities which, having regard to the present regulations of the College, may be held by a student at the Royal College of Science concurrently with a National scholarship; and whether, having regard to the reduced value of the National scholarship, the Board of Education will discontinue its objection to a National scholar receiving aid from other public sources.
§ THE PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION (Sir WILLIAM ANSON,) Oxford University
I am afraid that the Board have not in their possession sufficient information as to the terms of tenure of the scholarships and exhibitions now being awarded by local education authorities to enable me to reply to the first part of the Question. Under the existing regulations the Board have never yet objected to a National scholar in the Royal College of Science receiving aid from other public sources.