HC Deb 27 March 1996 vol 274 c644W
22. Mr. Wray

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what action he is taking to give priority treatment to areas of deprivation with particular reference to education. [21341]

Mr. Raymond S. Robertson

The 1996–97 local government finance settlement makes provision for 1,000 additional teachers for areas of deprivation. In addition the Scottish Office-led urban partnership initiatives have established education strategies.