HC Deb 17 December 1906 vol 167 c999

To ask the President of the Board of Education whether cloak rooms and out offices are excluded in the calculation of allowances for repairs under any circumstances; and, if so, can he provide any arrangement for their inclusion seeing that they are a necessary portion of the school premises.

(Answered by Mr. Birrell.) In matters such as those referred to in the Question, which are likely to come before the Board of Education for judicial determination in particular cases on appeals under Section 7 (3) of The Education Act, 1902, it is highly undesirable to make any general pronouncement. With regard to the last paragraph of the Question, I have no power to provide any arrangement which would be contrary to law.