HC Deb 07 November 1983 vol 48 c11W
Dr. Roger Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he has any proposals for more Welsh language teaching and tuition in comprehensive schools not designated bilingual in areas with a substantial percentage of Welsh speakers.

Mr. John Stradling Thomas

The extent of Welsh language teaching in schools and the use of Welsh as a medium of instruction is a matter for local education authorities and boards of governors.

The Government's policy of support for the language was fully reflected in the guidance on the school curriculum offered to LEAs and others in "Welsh in Schools", published in 1981.

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