§ 15. Major CADOGAN
asked the President of the Board of Education whether, in view of the circular issued by him recently on the subject of special schools, it is intended that unqualified teachers will be given the responsibility of educating mentally-defective children: and whether it, is intended to increase the size of the classes in these schools?
§ 17. Mr. DAVID GRENFELL
asked the President of the Board of Education whether he will consider the withdrawal of Circular 1,297, in view of the strong protests raised by local authorities and school managers against the proposed reduction of staffs?
§ The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of EDUCATION (Mr. Edward Wood)
I am afraid I can add nothing to the reply I gave on the 1st March to the hon. Member for North Tottenham (Mr. R. Morrison), except. that, as I stated in my 701 answer on Monday last to the hon. Member for Chester-le-Street (Mr. Lawson), I will consider any objections or representations that may be made on the draft of the revised Regulations relating to special schools.
§ 20. Mr. DARBISHIRE
asked the President of the Board of Education if he will give an assurance that the revised Regulations relating to special schools referred to in Circular 1297 will be submitted to the House for consideration before being put into force?