HC Deb 06 February 1969 vol 777 c150W
Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether, in the light of his announcement as to the extra financial provision to be made for school-building necessitated by the raising of the school-leaving age, he will now approve the proposals for improvements in two secondary schools in the Royal Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames for which he withdrew approvals already given when the money intended for work in connection with the school-leaving age was withdrawn.

Mr. Edward Short

No. As the right hon. Gentleman said on 24th October, the two projects have nothing whatever to do with the question of raising the school-leaving age. They are, therefore, not connected with the special programme for raising the age which I am authorising.