HC Deb 13 November 1958 vol 595 cc74-5W
96. Mr. Goodhart

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations what further action he will take to increase educational liaison within the Commonwealth.

Mr. Alport

My hon. Friend will have seen from the Report of the Commonwealth Trade and Economic Conference (Cmnd. 539) that a Commonwealth Education Conference will be held in the United Kingdom next year to formulate a new scheme for Commonwealth scholarships and fellowships; to review the existing arrangements for cooperation between Commonwealth countries in educational matters and to make recommendations for improvements or expansion where necessary. I look forward therefore to greatly increased liaison within the Common-wealth as the plans agreed on at Montreal are put into operation.

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