§ 33. Mr. WHITEHOUSE
asked the President of the Board of Education if he can give a summary showing the representations he has received from educational and other bodies in connection with Clause 10 of the Education Bill and stating what support has been expressed for the alternative proposal of full-time education to the age of sixteen?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the BOARD of EDUCATION (Mr. Herbert Lewis)
Many hundreds of resolutions in favour of the Bill as a whole have been received. Representations having specific reference to Clause 10 have been received from sixty-eight bodies, of which fifty-four are in favour of the proposals in the Bill. Ten bodies, six of which are connected with labour, have expressed a preference for full-time education to the age of sixteen in place of the proposals in the Bill.