HC Deb 25 January 1977 vol 924 cc555-6W
Mr. Canavan

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what response his Department has made to the inquiry from the European Commission for Human Rights relating to the complaint by a parent from Strathclyde Region about the use of corporal punishment in schools.

Mr. McElhone

None so far, but Her Majesty's Government will be responding soon to a request from the Commission for observations on the admissibility of this petition.