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Boarding And Hostel Facilities

Volume 389: debated on Thursday 20 May 1943

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asked the President of the Board of Education whether he will define the attitude of his Department towards the establishment by education committees of residential schools in their respective areas?

I appreciate the advantages which boarding school education can offer. War-time restrictions necessarily limit the provision of new school accommodation, whether boarding or day, to the most urgent and immediate needs, but I hope to see, and intend to do all I can to encourage, a wider establishment of boarding and hostel facilities.