§ Mr. Christopher Price
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what studies his Department is making on the work undertaken by schools and colleges of further education over the 15-and 18-year range.
§ Mr. Edward Short
My Department is planning to carry out a cost-effectiveness study of the educational provision for the 16–19 age group in a few selected areas. The study will be carried out in collaboration with the local education authorities and institutions concerned.