Alton, Ernest H.

Wednesday, 10 February 1926

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 14 No. 7

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PUBLIC BUSINESS. - SCHOOL ATTENDANCE BILL, 1925—THIRD STAGE (RESUMED).

This amendment stands in my name:— To add at end of sub-section (2) a new paragraph as follows:— “(g) that the inclemency of the weather, the age and physical condition of the child being taken into ...More Button

I would like Deputy Good to develop that. Does the Deputy mean to say that the principal teachers would assent to that being a reasonable excuse?More Button

I agree with the Minister and I think the wording of excuses like this and suggesting excuses would be injurious. Why I put on the principal teacher the onus of deciding whether the weather was incle...More Button

The Minister has given enough assurances that he will consider this point on the re-drafting of the section, and I think it will be possible for him to meet my point. I am not pressing the matter of ...More Button


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