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Play And Recreation

Volume 437: debated on Monday 5 May 1947

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asked the Minister of Education whether he will authorise local authorities to take schoolchildren into the country free or at nominal charges where the facilities for play and recreation are limited, such as in many larger towns, and at times when the normal transport is not fully utilised.

Authorities already have power to do this subject to the Minister's approval, under Section 53 of the Education Act, 1944.