HC Deb 17 December 1974 vol 883 c366W
18. Mr. Lane

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what are his plans for improving academic standards in schools.

Mr. Armstrong

My right hon. Friend shares with local education authorities and teachers, whose direct concern it is, the aim of continuing the improvement in academic standards, and intends to see that they have the resources and support necessary to enable them to perform this task.