HC Deb 10 February 1938 vol 331 cc1271-2W
Mr. White

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education whether any steps have been taken to establish a standard of beneficial employment?

Mr. Lindsay

No, Sir. The establishment of a standard of beneficial employment does not seem to my Noble Friend to be contemplated by the Education Act, 1936. But he is glad to observe that local education authorities up and down the country are conferring with one another with a view to avoiding a situation

penditure under this section for the last year for which figures are available?

Mr. Lindsay

The information is as follows:

in which adjoining authorities take different views as to the beneficial character of a substantially identical type of employment.