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School Ship Project

Volume 640: debated on Thursday 11 May 1961

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asked the Minister of Education what representations he has received respecting the school ship project being operated by the British India Steam Navigation Company Limited, in which local education authorities are permitting pupils to take part; and what steps he proposes to take to foster this project.

My Department gave the shipping company what help it could in organising this project, but I leave it to local education authorites and schools to decide whether or not to take part in it.