HC Deb 25 February 1919 vol 112 c1611W

asked the President of the Board of Education whether, in view of the anticipated recurrence of influenza in the spring and of the rapid spread of the disease among children in class rooms, he will issue instructions for proper precautions to betaken in schools for the prevention of contagion?


Instructions have already been issued to local education authorities and medical officers of schools in respect of measure of prevention or precaution on the occurrence of infectious diseases. Last week also a special emergency memorandum was issued by my right hon. Friend the President of the Local Government Board which sufficiently dealt with the subject.