HC Deb 11 November 1966 vol 735 c367W
Mr. Roebuck

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what action he will take about the reorganisation of secondary education on comprehensive lines in the London Borough of Harrow, in view of the fact that the education authority refuses to abandon the principle of selection at the age of transfer from primary to secondary education.

Mr. Crosland

I received the proposals of the London Borough of Harrow for the reorganisation of secondary education on 27th October. These proposals are not complete. The authority has promised details of the administrative method of implementing the council's decision and these have not yet arrived. When I have studied the proposals with

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