HC Deb 15 June 1990 vol 174 c353W
Sir Barney Hayhoe

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will make a statement on the progress being made in dealing with the appeal under section 8(6) of the Education Act 1981 in respect of Katharine Sharkey; and when he expects the appeal to be decided.

Mr. Alan Howarth

The Hounslow local education authority is currently considering a further letter from the parents of Katharine Sharkey in support of their appeal. My right hon. Friend expects to make a decision when he has received the authority's response to that letter.