HC Deb 26 March 1908 vol 186 c1572

I beg to ask the President of the Board of Education whether he has received any representation from the Association of Teachers in Technical Institutions regarding the composition of the governing body of the Imperial College of Science and Technology indicating that in the opinion of these teachers the present constitution of the governing body of this college separated its work from existing technical institutions, and whether he proposes to settle immediately if the college is to be an independent foundation or part of the London University.


Yes, Sir. I received representations to that effect on the 4th February last. I have pointed out to the association that thirty out of the thirty-nine members of the governing body are nominated either by technical societies or by other bodies specially interested in technical education. With regard to the last paragraph, I must refer the hon. Member to the Answer which I gave him on the 2nd inst.