HC Deb 12 January 1971 vol 809 cc7-8W
Mr. Grimond

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science (1) by what methods inquiries are being made into the financing of student union further education: if such inquiries are also being made into the financing of student representative councils; and by whom;

(2) if she will state the terms of reference of the inquiries into the financing of student organisations in further education; which matters besides finance they cover; and by whom the inquiries are being made.

Mr. van Straubenzee

After consultation with the National Union of Students, the Department in conjunction with the associations representing local education authorities, has sent a questionnaire asking for information about

The Attorney-General

This matter first came to the attention of my Department on 23rd January, 1969. The police report of their investigation of the allegations has now been received by the Director of Public Prosecutions who is considering it. It is not the practice to publish such reports.