HC Deb 24 January 1969 vol 776 cc182-3W
Mr. Newens

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he has yet designated the schools of exceptional difficulty for the purpose of the payment of additional salaries; and which schools have been so designated.

Mr. Edward Short

Yes. Early this month I notified local education authorities of the names of the schools in their areas which I have recognised, on the basis of their recommended order of priority as schools of exceptional difficulty, with effect from 1st April last. I have recognised 572 schools in all. It is for each authority to decide what publicity it wishes to give to the schools in its areas.

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