HC Deb 05 November 1986 vol 103 c435W
Mr. Adley

asked the Prime Minister if, pursuant to the announcement by the Secretary of State for Education and Science on 30 October, she will now initiate discussions between relevant departments on the transfer of responsibility for financing state education from local education authorities to the central exchequer; if she will call for a full report to be prepared thereon; and if she will make a statement.

The Prime Minister

I shall continue to seek all possible means for improving standards in education.