§ Mr. Terry Davis
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what reply has been sent to the letter dated 4th August, 1971, from the county education officer for Worcestershire about her delay in giving approval to the proposed scheme for the reorganisation of education in Redditch, as published on 4th December, 1970; and when the reply was sent.
§ Mr. van Straubenzee
The position in relation to the authority's proposals was discussed between the Chief Education Officer and an officer of the Department in Worcester on 6th August. The proposals were approved on 18th October.