§ 22. Mr. Budgen
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science why he is unaware of the number of pupils taking the 11-plus examination during 1976.
§ Miss Margaret Jackson
There are many different kinds of transfer procedure which involve some assessment of a child's ability. The collection of comparable information from local education authorities would involve a great deal of difficulty and expense and there could be no guarantee that it would be found suitable for any specific purpose.