§ Mr. Latham
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he will make a statement on the first year's experience of the new arrangements regarding charges for school visits or expeditions.
§ Mrs. Rumbold
My right hon. Friend has commissioned a sample survey to take place during the current term, which will look at the pattern of relevant school activities since April 1989 and investigate the reasons for any changes. The results of this survey and other monitoring will be available later this year.