§ 42. Mr. E. SIMON
asked the President of the Board of Education how many local authorities have given maintenance 2445 allowances to children attending elementary schools; and what was the total cost for I922–23?
§ Mr. TREVELYAN
During the year 1922–23, 27 local education authorities gave maintenance allowances to children in public elementary schools. The sums expended amounted, approximately, to £18,950.