§ 15. Mrs. Leah Manning
asked the Minister of Education whether the fees paid by local education authorities to direct grant schools for free place scholars should include books, stationery, equipment and handicraft lessons.
§ Mr. Tomlinson
The approved tuition fees at direct grant schools should cover all the normal expenses of attendance at the schools, including books, stationery and equipment. They would cover handicraft lessons if these formed part of a school's ordinary curriculum.
§ Mrs. Manning
If I give my right hon. Friend an instance in which the managers of a school collect fees for such items, will he take action?