HC Deb 19 November 1987 vol 122 cc614-5W
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, 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.

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