§ Mr. David Porter
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science (1) if he will make it his policy to give every teacher and head teacher with at least 25 years' direct experience the opportunity of a short period teaching student teachers in establishments of teacher training; and if he will make a statement;
(2) if he will make it his policy to consider the introduction of an automatic period teaching student teachers in an establishment of teacher training, for every teacher having completed at least five years' full-time classroom experience; and if he will make a statement.368W
§ Mrs. Gillian Shephard
Mr. Nutall applied for a war pension on 11 August 1989. A consultant's report is required before a decision can be made and everything possible is being done to secure an early appointment. If a war pension is awarded it will, of course, commence from the date of claim.