HC Deb 06 August 1912 vol 41 c2908
28. Mr. PIRIE

asked the Secretary for Scotland with reference to the Committee of Council on Education in Scotland, who are known as My Lords, and which is composed of the following Members, namely, Lord Morley, the Secretary for Scotland, Lord Haldane, Lord Shaw, Lord Reay, and Lord Elgin, the date of their appointments, and the number of meetings they have attended, respectively; as also the number of meetings of the Committee held annually since 1906; and the date of the last meeting?

The SECRETARY for SCOTLAND (Mr. McKinnon Wood)

The Committee of Council on Education in Scotland consists of the members named, together with the First Lord of the Treasury and the Lord Advocate. The Committee was appointed by Order of His Majesty in Council on the 2nd March, 1909; the present Secretary for Scotland being appointed vice-president by a similar Order dated the 29th February, 1912. No meetings have taken place since the date named.


Will the right hon. Gentleman consider the advisability of adding the Speaker of the Irish Parliament to this Committee?


The right hon. Gentleman did not answer the last part of the question as to the date of the last meeting.