HC Deb 25 February 1987 vol 111 c243W
Mr. Ashdown

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what steps he has taken to consider the recommendations made by the Select Committee on Education about provision for the under-fives in its report entitled "Achievement in Primary Schools"; what discussions he has arranged on such matters; whether he intends to publish a consultative document; when he expects to make decisions regarding provision for the under-fives; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Dunn

The Government intend to respond to the Select Committee's report within the normal time scale for such responses.