§ 64. Mr. Awbery
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will make a statement on the effect of the new Education Ordinance of the Federation of Malaya on Chinese Schools, in view of the apprehension that Chinese schools are to be closed down and that Chinese teachers will be thrown out of employment.
§ Mr. Lyttelton
The object of the Ordinance is to make better provision for education and it contains no provision for closing Chinese schools and throwing Chinese teachers out of employment.