HC Deb 21 November 1977 vol 939 cc598-9W
Mr. Kilfedder

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland who is responsible for the policy pursued by the Rathgael and Whiteabbey Schools Management Board with regard to assessments made under a training school order.

Mr. Carter

Assessments are the responsibility of the Rathgael and White abbey Schools Management Boards, which are responsible for all day-to-day policy at the training schools. However, in accordance with Schedule 5 to the Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 the Secretary of State may give directions if it appears to him that any provision for the education, training or welfare of persons under their care is inadequate or unsuitable.

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