§ Q40. Sir John Biggs-Davison
To ask the Prime Minister if, pursuant to her reply to a supplementary question asked by the right hon. Member for Strangford (Mr. Taylor) on 29 October,Official Report, column 449, 615W Her Majesty's Government propose to include provisions for Northern Ireland in the Education Bill and in any other forthcoming United Kingdom legislation.
§ The Prime Minister
The forthcoming Education Bill will not generally extend to Northern Ireland, though legislation enacted for Great Britain, normally sets the pattern for Northern Ireland. Such comparable legislation, like most other legislation for Northern Ireland, would be enacted by Order in Council.