HC Deb 12 December 1963 vol 686 cc108-9W
48. Mr. Boyden

asked the Minister of Education how many candidates classified by the Clearing House as acceptable and borderline, respectively, have been unable to gain admission to training colleges this autumn.

Mr. Chataway

290 candidates classified as acceptable and 2,328 classified as borderline.

58. Mr. Willey

asked the Minister of Education whether he will make a statement on the results of the work of the teacher training colleges clearing house on candidates for 1963–64.

Mr. Chataway

The Central Register and Clearing House has prepared a detailed report on its work for the year and I wilt send the hon. Member a copy. I should like to take this opportunity of expressing my appreciation of all that it has done to ensure that as many candidates as possible were suitably placed.