§ Q13. Dame Irene Ward
asked the Prime Minister whether he will give an assurance, as asked for in correspondence with the hon. Member for Tyne-mouth, that a decision on the provision for advanced technological education for the North-East will be made without delay; and if he will make a statement.
§ The Prime Minister
The Government have the question of technological education at university level under examination at the present time.417W
Advanced technological education is of course already being provided at universities and leading technical colleges in the North-East, and extensive developments have taken place there in recent years.