HC Deb 14 December 1922 vol 159 cc3131-2

asked the President to the Board of Education whether he will consider the advisability of setting up a Committee to inquire into and report upon the question of teaching Welsh in elementary and secondary schools in Wales and Monmouthshire; and whether he is aware that the Shrewsbury Conference and the Central Welsh Board are in favour of such teaching?


I understand that some representations may be made to the Board of Education on the subject referred to, but they have not yet reached me. The hon. Member may rest assured that if occasion arises I will give the matter careful consideration.

school places provided now and in the years 1914 and 1911 and the total number of children there were between 5 and 16 years of age in the same periods?


The latest figures possessed by the Board in each case are as follow: