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Teachers (Honours Degrees)

Volume 530: debated on Monday 12 July 1954

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asked the Minister of Education if she will ask the Burnham Committee to reconsider their recommendation of the payment of a good honours degree addition to teachers with first-class honours degrees, so as to include graduates of the National University of Ireland and Trinity College, Dublin, since 1922 on the same basis as graduates of universities in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

No. My right hon. Friend has little doubt that the Committee considered this matter carefully in framing their 1954 Report.