HC Deb 28 October 1987 vol 121 c255W
Mr. Cartwright

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what representations he has received about the case for a general teaching council; what consideration he has given to this proposal; and if he will make a statement.

Mrs. Rumbold

My right hon. Friend has received no representations recently about the establishment of a general teaching council. Our position has been for some time, and remains, that we are prepared to consider the case for such a body if a specific proposal made is likely to command widespread support from all the interests involved.

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