§ Mr. David Porter
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what representations he has had recently in response to his announcement on teachers' pay made during the parliamentary recess; and if he will make a statement about the future of the machinery for determining teachers' pay.
§ Mrs. Rumbold
My right hon. Friend has received a number of representations about various aspects of the announcement from the teacher unions and individuals. He expects to meet the teacher unions and employers shortly for further discussions about new pay determina-tion arrangements.