HC Deb 19 October 1943 vol 392 cc1229-30W
Mr. Ellis Smith

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he has yet appointed a committee to consider the post-war education of the Army; if so, what are the terms of reference or principles on which the committee is working and who is the chairman and the members of the committee?

Sir J. Grigg

The answer to the first part of the Question is "Yes, Sir." The chairman of the committee is the Under-Secretary of State for War. The Board of Education, the Central Advisory Council for Adult Education in His Majesty's Forces, the London County Council, and the Ministry of Labour and National Service are represented in addition to the War Office. The committee's terms of reference are: To consider plans for providing educational and vocational facilities for the Army during the period of demobilisation, in order to give occupation and training to officers and men while they remain in the Army, with a view to their resettlement in civil life.