HC Deb 04 December 1995 vol 268 c118W
Mr. Don Foster

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how many and what percentage of disabled children with special educational needs were in mainstream schools in each year since 1979. [3616]

Mr. Forth

Data are available only for the years 1984 to 1994, and for all children with statements of special educational needs. The data are provided in the table:

answer of 25 May 1994, Official Report, column 166, as to when he intends to issue a consultation document on the implementation of the Council directive for a second general system to supplement second diploma directive 89/48/EEC. [3551]

Mr. Forth

The preparation of legislation has proved not to be an easy task but is now at an advanced stage. We are hoping to take forward the process of consultation in the near future with legislation following.