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Education Money

Volume 649: debated on Monday 13 November 1961

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[ Queen's Recommendation signified.]

Considered in Committee under Standing Order No. 84 ( Money Committees).

[Sir GORDON TOUCHE in the Chair]

Resolved,

That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to make further provision with respect to awards and grants by local education authorities and the Minister of Education in England and Wales, and by education authorities and the Secretary of State for Scotland, to enable the General Grant Order, 1960, and the General Grant (Scotland) Order, 1960, to be varied, and to make further provision as to school leaving dates, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament—
  • (a) of any expenditure incurred by the Minister of Education in consequence of the provisions of that Act relating to awards and grants by that Minister or in consequence of regulations made for the purposes of those provisions;
  • (b) of any increase attributable to the provisions of that Act in the sums payable out of moneys provided by Parliament under section seventy of the Education (Scotland) Act, 1946;
  • (c) of any increase in the sums payable out of moneys provided by Parliament in respect of general grants, under the enactments relating to local government in England and Wales, or in Scotland, being an increase attributable to the provisions of the said Act of the present Session relating to awards and grants by local education authorities in England and Wales or by education authorites in Scotland, including (in relation to England and Wales) provisions for varying the General Grant Order, 1960, so as to take account of additional expenditure incurred or likely to be incurred by local education authorities in connection with awards and grants;
  • (d) of any increase in the sums payable out of moneys provided by Parliament under any enactment, being an increase attributable to the provisions of the said Act of the present Session relating to school leaving dates;
  • (e) of any increase attributable to the said Act of the present Session in the sums payable out of moneys provided by Parliament by way of Rate-deficiency Grant or Exchequer Equalisation Grant under the enactments relating to local government in England and Wales or in Scotland.—[Mr. Brooman-White.]
  • Resolution to be reported.

    Report to be received Tomorrow.