HC Deb 05 December 1996 vol 286 cc751-2W
Mr. Barry Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how much his Department and its agencies spent in each of the last three years on(a) school inspections and (b) further education inspections; and if he will make a statement. [7236]

Mr. Jonathan Evans

This is a matter for the Chief Inspector of Schools in Wales. I have asked him to write to the hon. Member, and a copy of his reply will be placed in the Library of the House.