HC Deb 30 October 1996 vol 284 c650

Mrs. Secretary Shephard, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Howard, Mr. Secretary Gummer, Mr. Secretary Hague, Mr. Forth and Mrs. Gillan, presented a Bill to amend the law relating to education in schools and further education in England and Wales; to make provision for the supervision of the awarding of external academic and vocational qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time tomorrow and to be printed. [Bill 8.]