HC Deb 16 May 1994 vol 243 cc363-4W
Mr. Worthington

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what proposals he has for national financial support for schools teaching the exceptionally gifted following local government reorganisation.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

Following local government reorganisation, as at present, decisions on expenditure on school education, including the teaching of exceptionally gifted children will be primarily a matter for the education authorities.