HC Deb 08 December 1952 vol 509 c201

Considered in Committee under Standing Order No. 84 (Money Committees). —[Queen's Recommendation signified.]

[Mr. HOPKIN MORRIS in the Chair]

Resolved, That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to amend the law relating to education in England and Wales and to make further provision with respect to the duties of education authorities in Scotland as to dental treatment, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of any increase in the sums payable out of such moneys under any enactment, being an increase attributable to provisions (including retrospective provisions) of the said Act of the present Session—

  1. (a) extending the definition of "displaced pupils" for the purposes of section one hundred and four of the Education Act, 1944, to include pupils who have moved in consequence of action or proposed action under housing or town and country planning powers;
  2. (b) extending the cases in which a local education authority may be required to defray the whole or any part of the cost incurred in the establishment or enlargement of a controlled school;
  3. (c) relating to the provision of free dental treatment;
  4. (d) relating to the provision by local education authorities of primary and secondary education at schools not maintained by such authorities;
  5. (e) substituting, for the powers of the Minister under sections one hundred and three and one hundred and four of the said Act of 1944 to make grants in certain cases for the construction of schools, powers in the like cases to make grants for the provision of school sites and buildings;
  6. (f) extending the definition of "initial expenses" for the purpose of the Minister's power to make loans to school managers or governors under section one hundred and five of the said Act of 1944; and
  7. (g) empowering a local education authority to provide clothing for pupils receiving special educational treatment in pursuance of arrangements made by the authority. —[Miss Horsbrugh.]

Resolution to be reported Tomorrow.