HC Deb 22 October 1953 vol 518 c305W
Mr. Anthony Greenwood

asked the Minister of Education how many technical teachers training colleges are in existence; where they are situated; and how many technical teachers have received training there to the latest concenient date.

Miss Horsbrugh

There are three technical training colleges for teachers, in London, Bolton and Huddersfield. By the end of June this year 1,882 students had successfully completed courses of training at these colleges.

Mr. Willey

asked the Minister of Education whether she will now review the present financial arrangements regarding students at teacher training colleges to ensure that supplementary grants to students from local education authorities shall no longer be necessary.

Miss Horsbrugh

This matter has been considered by my Department on several occasions and I understand that further representations are likely to be made to me in the near future by representatives of the local education authorities.

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