§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) if he will publish his estimates for the number of teacher training entrants to colleges of education for each year, during the next 10 or 15 years; and if he will make a statement;
(2) whether he estimates there will be an increased requirement for teachers in the schools throughout Scotland in the late 1980s; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. McElhone
I would refer the hon. Member to my right hon. Friend's consultative paper of 17th January, copies of which were placed in the Library.