22. Mr. R. C. Mitchell
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what consultations she has had with teachers' organisations concerning the setting up of a national council to advise her on the education and supply of teachers; and if she will make a statement.
§ Mrs. Thatcher
I intend shortly to consult the interested parties about the proposal set out in paragraph 97 of the White Paper "Education: A Framework for Expansion", Cmnd. 5174, published on 6th December.