HC Deb 20 December 1988 vol 144 cc196-7W
19. Mr. Bowis

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what discussions he has had with the inner London boroughs on the transfer of responsibilities to them from the Inner London education authority; and if he will make a statement.

Mrs. Rumbold

My right hon. Friend and I have met the leaders of the inner London councils, individually and collectively, several times this year, and are due to do so again tomorrow. We have been heartened by the positive approach which the boroughs are taking to their new education responsibilities.

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