§ 81. Sir N. GRATTAN-DOYLE
asked the President of the Board of Education whether he is in a position to make any statement as to the policy of the Government in connection with maintenance allowances for school children?
§ 82. Mr. D. G. SOMERVILLE
asked the President of the Board of Education whether the Government proposals affecting maintenance allowances in the Education (School Attendance) Bill have undergone any change; if so, of what nature; whether the Measure when reintroduced, as promised, in the autumn will contain any changes in this respect; and, if so, of what nature?
§ The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of EDUCATION (Sir Charles Trevelyan)
The Government intend to make provision for the grant of maintenance allowances in respect of children during the time for which their period of school attendance is extended. Proposals as to the form and amount of the allowances, which will be brought forward in the autumn, are under consideration.