HC Deb 20 November 1908 vol 196 cc1575-6
MR. KEIR HARDIE (Merthyr Tydvil)

To ask the President of the Board of Education if he will state the names of the local authorities that have received the sanction of his Board to levy a rate for the feeding of school children under the provision of the Education (Provision of Meals) Act.

(Answered by Mr. Runciman.) Local education authorities authorised by the Board of Education to spend money out of the rates on the provision of food under Section 3 of the Education (Provision of Meals) Act, 1906: Aston Manor Urban District, Acton Urban District, Ashton-under-Lyne Borough, Bath County Borough, Barry Urban District, Birkenhead County Borough, Birmingham County Borough, Bootle County Borough, Bradford Comity Borough, Brighouse Borough, Brighton County Borough, Bristol County Borough, Bury St. Edmunds Borough, Bolton County Borough, Bury County Borough, Burslem Borough, Cannock Urban District, Cardiff County Borough, Coventry County Borough, Crewe Borough, Chadderton Urban District, Cumberland County Council, Dukinfield Borough, Durham County Council, Darwen Borough, Ebbw Vale Urban District, Erith Urban District, Farnworth Urban District, Gillingham Borough, Gorton Urban District, Halifax County Borough, Hartlepool Borough, Hastings County Borough, Hebburn Urban District, Heywood Borough, Huddersfield County Borough, Hyde Borough, Keighley Borough, Kent County Council, Kingston-upon-Hull County Borough King's Norton and Northfield Urban District, Leyton Urban District, Manchester County Borough, Middlesbrough County Borough, Middleton Borough, Mountain Ash Urban

(Answered by Mr. Sinclair.) The total sums incurred as travelling expenses between England and Scotland in 1906 and 1907 by officers of the Scottch Education Department were as follows:—

District, Nelson Borough, Newcastle-upon Tyne County Borough, Newport County Borough (Mon.), Norwich County Borough, Nottingham County Borough, Rotherham County Borough, St. Helen's County Borough, Salford County Borough, Sheffield County Borough, South Shields County Borough, Stalybridge Borough, Stockton-upon-Tees Borough, Stretford Urban District, Swansea County Borough, Swindon Borough, Swinton and Pendlebury Urban District, Tottenham Urban District, Wallasey Urban District, Walthamstow Urban District, Wallsend Borough, West Ham County Borough, Workington Borough, York County Borough, Yorks West Riding County Council.