HC Deb 31 January 1952 vol 495 cc59-60W
96. Mr. Chetwynd

asked the Minister of Education whether she has completed her discussions with the representatives of the voluntary schools; and whether she has any proposals to ease the financial burdens upon these schools.

103. Mr. Ede

asked the Minister of Education how many interviews she has had since accepting office with the interests concerned with building grants for voluntary schools; what was the date of the last such interview; and when she proposes to have further interviews.

Miss Horsbrugh

I have invited representatives of the denominations and other interested parties to meet me to discuss my proposals for amending legislation.

Mr. Peart

asked the Minister of Education what steps she proposes to take to relieve the financial burden upon voluntary schools.

Mr. Sutcliffe

asked the Minister of Education if she is yet in a position to announce her decision about displaced pupils and other problems concerning the voluntary schools.

Miss Horsbrugh

I would refer to the answer I have given today to the right hon. Member for South Shields (Mr. Ede) and the hon. Member for Stockton-on-Tees (Mr. Chetwynd).

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