HC Deb 15 December 1955 vol 547 c1373
18. Dr. King

asked the Minister of Education how many new schools have been proposed by local education authorities in their first-year building programme for replacing all-age schools; and how many of these he has approved.

Sir D. Eccles

Out of 152 secondary school projects for rural reorganisation proposed by education authorities for inclusion in the 1955–56 school building programme, I have so far included 146.

Dr. King

Is the Minister still satisfied that the five-year plan which he has in mind will be carried through, and that the new directives that the Government have issued will not interfere with that plan?

Sir D. Eccles

I see no reason why it should not be completed.