HC Deb 05 December 1978 vol 959 cc1363-5

Queen's Recommendation having been signified—

Resolved, That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to amend the law relating to education, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of—

  1. (1) any sums required by the Secretary of State for—
    1. 1364
    2. (i) making payments in respect of industrial scholarships, paying grants in connection with education in Welsh or defraying expenses incurred by bodies set up to discharge advisory functions relating to advanced further education, or
    3. (ii) defraying administrative expenses;
  2. (2) any increase in the sums so payable under the Local Government Act 1974 in consequence of—
    1. (i) provisions extending the courses capable of designation under section 1 of the Education Act 1962 to include certain courses relating to the pursuit of professions or vocations and certain courses provided in conjunction with overseas institutions;
    2. (ii) provisions requiring or authorising a local education authority to whom the provisions are applied at the discretion of the Secretary of State to bestow, in respect of attendance at courses of full-time education, awards on persons who have not attained the age of nineteen years before the beginning of the academic year in which they first attend the courses in question;
    3. (iii) provisions resulting in expenditure by local education authorities otherwise than in respect of awards or grants.—

[Mrs. Shirley Williams.