§ 57. Mr. ADAMSON
asked the President of the Board of Education the total number of loans made by local education authorities to intending teachers entering on a period of training at an approved college during the last three years for which returns are available; the average period over which repayment is made and whether any rate of interest is charged?
Particulars of loans to students are not required to be stated in the annual education accounts. According to a special return for the year 1930–31, there were 4.682 students in training colleges and university training departments aided by loans from local education authorities. The period for repayment varies and does not, as a rule, exceed five years. Interest is charged in some cases.
§ Mr. T. WILLIAMS
Does the Department or the county education committee make sure that all the students who receive loans from the county authority are provided with work?