§ Dr. CHAPPLE
asked the President of the Board of Education (1) whether his attention has been directed to the correspondence between Miss Geraldine Hodgson, lecturer in education in the University of Bristol, and the chairman of the council of that university; and whether, in view of the fact that no judicial inquiry has yet been promised into the statements made by Miss Hodgson, and in view of the fact that Miss Hodgson's annual reappointment will come up before the senate and council 1695W during the present month, he will ask the Lord President of the Council to direct that an inquiry be made into the matters raised by Miss Hodgson, and in the meantime to protect her from dismissal; (2) whether his attention has been drawn to the fact that, on 28th March, the senate of Bristol University relieved Professor Gerothwohl of his active duties during the present summer term on account of his public criticism of the university administration; and whether he will ask the Lord President of the Council to institute an inquiry into the charges made by Professor Gerothwohl and, in the meantime, to secure that he should be safeguarded from arbitrary dismissal from his post, and preserve the right of public criticism of the actions of the university authorities?
§ Mr. J. A. PEASE
I have nothing to add to the answer I gave on the 1st May to the hon. Member for Dublin University on the subjects referred to, a copy of which I am sending the hon. Member.