57. Mr. Slater
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Education what reply he has sent to the National Union of Teachers, South-East Durham Association, regarding their representations against the education services as dependent on the block grants system.
§ Sir E. Boyle
Their letter has been acknowledged. As I told the House on 14th March. details of the proposed new arrangements for grants to local authorities are being discussed with their representatives by my right hon. Friend the Minister of Housing and Local Government. and I cannot make any statement at present.