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March 20, 1937

Foreign Letters

JAMA. 1937;108(12):983-989. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780120053021

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LONDON  (From Our Regular Correspondent)Feb. 20, 1937.

National Advisory Councils  It is proposed to appoint two national advisory councils, one for England and Wales, the other for Scotland, whose duty it will be to survey the field of physical training and to advise on the needs of development and how they can best be met. They will suggest means of publicity and propaganda. Each national advisory council will be composed of about thirty men and women selected for their knowledge of the work of local authorities and of national voluntary bodies. A grants committee, consisting of three members, will receive and examine applications for grants.

LOCAL COMMITTEES  It is proposed to promote the establishment of local committees consisting of representatives of the local educational authorities, voluntary bodies and others who have special knowledge and experience. On the local committees will largely depend the creation of an active public interest

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