73. Viscountess ASTOR
asked the President of the Board of Education if he will state the number of nursery schools at present recognised by the Board; the number run by voluntary associations; and the number of proposals for new nursery schools before the Board for approval?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the BOARD of EDUCATION (Mr. Morgan Jones)
The number of nursery schools now recognised by the Board is 34, of which 20 are conducted by voluntary associations. There are at present 61 proposals for new nursery schools before the Board.
Does the Minister not think that it would be a good thing if the Government started on a wholesale programme of open-air nursery schools?