HC Deb 08 July 1974 vol 876 c338W
Mr. Bates

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he is aware of a problem of truancy caused by teenage schoolgirls visiting hairdressers; and whether he will encourage local authorities to establish hairdressing services which can visit schools.

Mr. Armstrong

No. If the hon. Member has evidence of widespread truancy in order to visit hairdressers and cares to write to me, I shall consider what action should be taken.

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