HC Deb 03 March 1994 vol 238 cc796-7W
Mr. McFall

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he will publish the Howie report on the reform of the upper secondary school curriculum.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

The Howie report was published on 5 March 1992.

Mr. Raymond S. Robertson

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement about the report of the Howie committee on curriculum and examinations in upper secondary education in Scotland.

Mr. Lang

I am pleased to announce that I am publishing the Government's response to the Howie committee's proposals today. Details of my decisions, which build on the strengths of the current system, are set out in the document "Higher Still: Opportunity For All", copies of which have been deposited in the Library of the House and the Vote Office.

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