HC Deb 29 November 1945 vol 416 c1749W
Mr. Solley

asked the Minister of Education whether she has considered the case of the Essex child, particulars of which have been submitted to her by the hon. Member for Thurrock; and whether, as the child was, in January, 1944, diagnosed as suffering from post-meningitic deafness and the Essex County Council were in that month requested by the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children to arrange for the child to attend a lip-reading school, it being their duty to make such arrangement and as, in spite of repeated requests, such arrangement has still not been made, she will set up a committee of inquiry to investigate and report on the conduct of the council in this matter.

Miss Wilkinson

I am looking into this question and will communicate with my hon. Friend.