HC Deb 03 July 1987 vol 118 c174W
Mr. Barry Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Wales to what extent the proposed national educational curriculum will make provision for the teaching of the Welsh language, and of Welsh history and culture in the schools of Wales; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Wyn Roberts

The Government intend to ensure that the national curriculum is flexible enough to take account of the needs of children in Wales. These needs embrace the teaching of the Welsh language and teaching through the medium of Welsh, and the study of Welsh history and culture. The extent of this provision will need to be determined as part of the exercise of developing the national curriculum.