§ Mr. Foster
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will review his policy of reducing Government expenditure on education in the light of representations he has received about the possible closures of sixth forms in comprehensive schools, in County Durham in particular.
§ Dr. Boyson
No. My right hon. and learned Friend has not had put to him any proposals to close sixth forms in comprehensive schools in Durham, and has not received any representations on the subject.