§ Mr. Norman Lamont
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what further talks he has had with representatives of local authorities about the Government's plans for phasing out Government grants to the direct grant schools.
§ Mr. Armstrong
My right hon. Friend has recently discussed with representatives of the associations of local education authorities a number of matters arising from the statement he made to the House on 11th March.—[Vol. 888, c. 271–272].