§ Mr. Dalyell
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what advice she is sending to local education authorities, in the light of the departmental report, pointing out the dangers 419W of isolating pupils who have been discovered being involved with drugs into small drug-orientated groups, aloof from the rest of the school.
§ Mrs. Thatcher
The recent pamphlet "Drugs and the Schools" issued by my Department contains general advice on the ways schools might approach the problems of drug taking. I have no plans to follow this up with additional guidance to local education authorities.