HC Deb 23 July 1959 vol 609 cc151-2W
108. Sir H. Oakshott

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations what steps he intends to take to ensure that Government grants are available for all teachers in the schools of Basutoland established by the English Church Mission for which there is a recognised educational need.

Mr. Alport

I would refer my hon. Friend to my reply on 19th February to a Question by my hon. Friend the Member for Haltemprice (Mr. Wall). 1 am fully aware of the important contribution which the English Church Mission and the missions of other denominations are making to the development of education in Basutoland. As far as teachers are concerned, the Basutoland Administration are considering whether it is practicable, with the funds likely to be available, to pay grants in respect of more qualified teachers in mission schools.

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