§ 34. Mr. Dormand
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether she will now take the initiative in seeking to call a conference of her Department, the local education authorities and the teachers' associations, with a view to increasing the number and scope of teachers' aides.368W
§ Mrs. Thatcher
Not at present. Local education authorities decide how many aides to employ, in the light of the resources available and the needs of their areas.