HC Deb 23 February 1972 vol 831 c327W
Mr. S. C. Silkin

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether she will make a statement concerning the tragedy in consequence of which three school boys of Dulwich College lost their lives on Mount Snowdon.

Mrs. Thatcher

Everybody will be deeply distressed about this tragedy. Dulwich College, which organised the walking party, is an independent school. An inquest is to be held. I cannot therefore comment further except to express my sympathy with the parents of the boys and with the teachers and authorities of the school.

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