§ Mr. Terry Davis
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many objections have been received to the proposed scheme for the reorganisation of education in Redditch, as published on 4th December, 1970; when these objections were received, and when reasoned answers to these objections were received from the Worcestershire County Council.
§ Mr. van Straubenzee
Objections were received from 14 local government electors, the last of them in March, 1971. Representations were also received from the governors of Redditch County High School. The authority's comments were received on 1st April. These proposals, which required careful study, were approved on 18th October and similar proposals for Halesowen were approved on 19th October.