§ 44. Mr. Alfred Morris
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what further consultations will take place before he reaches a decision on the City of Manchester's proposals for reorganising secondary education; what consultations have already taken place; and when he will announce his decision.127W
§ Mr. Redhead
My right hon. Friend is to meet representatives of the Manchester City Council on 15th June. I have recently met representatives of Manchester parents and head teachers and national and local representatives of the teachers' organisations. My right hon. Friend expects to be able to announce a decision by the end of June.
§ Mr. Brooks
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he will encourage deferment of plans for the reorganisation of secondary education on comprehensive lines until such time as the Royal Commission on Local Government in England makes its recommendations.