HC Deb 30 March 1983 vol 40 c185W
Dr. Edmund Marshall

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what proportion of proposals to cease to maintain middle-deemed secondary schools published by local education authorities he and his predecessors approved between 1 May 1979 and 28 February 1983.

Dr. Boyson

Twenty-three proposals have been approved since sections 12 to 15 of the Education Act 1980 came into force and three have been rejected; over the same period 12 proposals were determined, in accordance with section 12(7) of the 1980 Act, by the local authorities concerned.

Information is not available for the period 1 May 1979 to 1 August 1980 for proposals published under the Education Act 1944.