HC Deb 02 July 1979 vol 969 cc486-7W
Mr. Gordon Wilson

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the closure of centre 535, a truancy school in Dundee, and indicate whether such a closure is in line with the education policy of the Government.

Mr. Alexander Fletcher

Centre 535 is an independent school sponsored by Dundee college of education, but I understand that the college expects to withdraw its sponsorship of the school on 6 July. The provision of education for its area, including provision for truants, is a matter for the education authority.

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