§ Dr. Lynne Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what measures she proposes to take to ensure that grant-maintained schools are subject to adequate financial controls. 
§ Mr. Robin Squire
Under the Education Act 1993, the Funding Agency for Schools is responsible for the financial monitoring of grant-maintained schools. The agency issued a comprehensive set of requirements and guidance for schools in December 1995. It will keep these under review.