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Scottish-English Schools (Joint Projects)

Volume 720: debated on Wednesday 17 November 1965

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what discussions he has had with local education authorities on joint educational projects of a residential nature between Scottish and English schools.

None, Sir. It would be for the promoters in England of such a project to canvass support direct from Scottish education authorities.

From Woolwich—who are interested in the project in Argyllshire, which may well be of inestimable value to Scotland?

We are always delighted to help our friends over the Border, but on this occasion I would suggest that the best course for my hon. Friend to pursue would be to take it further with the education authorities in England and Scotland and then, if the point arises, I shall be only too glad to discuss it with him.