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Malaya (Education)

Volume 531: debated on Wednesday 27 October 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will take steps to set up local education committees in the Federation of Malaya.

There is already an advisory committee on education in every State or Settlement.

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will make a statement on the results of the consideration of the increase of fees for secondary schools in Malaya; and what steps he will take to prevent hardships arising from the increase, which will prevent the children of most workers from obtaining a secondary education.

I have nothing to add to the reply which I gave last week to the hon. Member for Eccles (Mr. Proctor).