§ Ms. Armstrong
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many copies of the booklet "Grant-Maintained Schools: Questions Parents Ask", setting out the case for grant-maintained schools, have been issued.
§ Mr. Eggar
In an initial distribution about 80,000 copies of the Department's booklet "Grant-Maintained Schools: Questions Parents Ask" were issued to schools that are eligible to apply for grant-maintained status and major organisations with an interest in the subject. To date, a further 75,000 copies have been sent on request to schools and others interested in the policy.