HC Deb 03 December 1947 vol 445 cc75-6W
86. Mr. Bartlett

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will study the possibility of arranging short-term exchanges of professorship between United Kingdom Universities and Universities in the Colonies.

Mr. Creech Jones

The possibility both of exchanging staff between United Kingdom and Colonial institutions of higher education and of seconding home University staff is already being actively considered by the Inter-University Council for Higher Education in the Colonies, which was set up last year. The Council has communicated with all home Universities on the latter question and arrangements to circularise all University teachers in this country have been made which I very much hope will meet with a good response.

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