HC Deb 27 November 1933 vol 283 cc519-20
59. Major NATHAN

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education whether His Majesty's Government proposes to take any action upon the Report of the Departmental Committee on private schools issued in March, 1932?

Captain AUSTIN HUDSON (Lord of the Treasury)

My Noble Friend is not in a position to add anything to the answer given to the hon. Member on the 29th March.


May I ask the hon. Gentleman whether he is able to say that the reason for inaction is the disapproval, after consideration, of the recommendations of the Select Committee, or is it that an opportune time has not presented itself in order to make legislation possible?

Captain HUDSON

I understand that legislation would be most complicated and expensive.


Can the hon. and gallant Member say whether the Board of Education is taking steps through the local health authorities to secure that the health of the children in these schools is properly maintained?

Captain HUDSON

I will draw my Noble Friend's attention to that matter.