Sut.--The lesson Df the County Council elections sbould be (a) the vulnerability of County Coundl candidates to organised representation in view of the low percentage polls, (b) the lack of cd-ordinated C.P.E.A. representation 01 ributable largely to the failure to consulidate the movement tinder a National Directive Secretariat, (c) that, as few elected County Councillors have gone hack briefed with the Catholic ease, and as economy of the rates is everywhere the leit-motif. we shall only get 50 per cent. instead of 75 per cent. for our Speoial Agreement Secondary Schools and rto improvement on the school fares position. Leeds did something, Southwark also; hut how many others? How many Catholics indeed understand that what betterment we can get over the schools position at the moment ties not with Parlinment nor borough councils, hut with the county councils C.P.E.A. effort over the last twelve months has been in the disproportionate and reverse order of Parliamentary elections, borough elections and, last and very much least, county council elections. The corrective direction which could have come from a central organisation well versed in all electoral matters has not for some reason-perhaps good, hut certainly not understood come from any higher authority.