§ Mrs. Jeger
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what action he is taking to implement the recommendations of the Russell Report on adult education.289W
§ Mr. Prentice:
The provision of resources to combat adult illiteracy and the introduction of State awards for students at the long-term residential colleges are both consistent with the recommendations of the Russell Report. I hope further progress will be possible following discussions with the main adult education interests, but in our present difficult economic situation it is bound to he slower than I would wish.