§ Mr. Thorne
asked the President of the Board of Education whether his attention has been called to the case of a schoolgirl having her mouth plastered by a Luton teacher because she was clever in answering questions; and what he intends doing about the matter?
§ Mr. Butler
This matter has already been handled by the local education authority, and has come before the local magistrates, who dismissed the case, the teacher being required to pay costs. I do not think any further action is called for.