HC Deb 19 December 1956 vol 562 c166W
81. Mr. Moss

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what provision is being made for the education of children and students in Singapore who have refused to register at schools other than Chinese schools.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

I assume that the hon. Member is referring to the pupils of the two Chinese Middle Schools that were closed by Government order in October. Of the 7,948 pupils concerned, 7,409 have registered for further study and are now back in school. Most of the remainder are over age and have no claim to a place in a Government-aided school.

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