HC Deb 10 December 1986 vol 107 cc158-9W
Mr. Meacher

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will list all the changes that have been made since 1979 in his Department in the presentation of statistical information; and what further changes are now planned.

Mrs. Rumbold

Regarding changes to the presentation of statistics by my Department, I refer the hon. Member to my reply to the hon. Member for Dagenham (Mr. Gould) on 5 December, at columns 839–40. Further changes may result from Government policy needs, quinquennial reviews of regular statistics or for statistical and technological reasons.