HC Deb 21 February 1927 vol 202 cc1402-3
61. Mr. COVE

asked the President of the Board of Education the number of certified special schools for the blind, deaf, mentally defective, physically defective, and epileptic children, and the number of pupils on their registers, respectively, on 31st March, 1926?


As the reply to this question involves a number of figures, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the reply:

members of the special committee he has-set up to explore the provision for mentally defective children; whether it invites evidence upon the subject; and if is is proposed to publish a Report of its recommendations?


I will circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT a list of tile Committee which is inquiring into certain questions relating to mental deficiency among adults as well as among children. I understand that evidence has not yet been invited. I cannot say at this stage whether the Committee's Report will be published.

Following is the list: