HC Deb 29 June 1950 vol 476 c249W
Mr. P. Smithers

asked the Minister of Education whether he is aware of the differing practices of local education authorities with regard to the payment of tuition fees for children entering schools maintained by an authority other than that within whose area the child is resident; and whether, in view of the anomalies which result, he will take steps to introduce a uniform practice in this matter.

Mr. Tomlinson

No. A committee set up by the associations of local authorities and the L.C.C. has recommended a uniform procedure for assessing contributions between authorities in respect of pupils attending maintained schools from outside the area of the maintaining authority, and reviews the recommended arrangements from year to year. I understand that the Committee's recommendations have been welcomed by authorities and very generally adopted by them.