§ Mr. McNulty
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what plans he has to extend the legislation on careers education and guidance in438W schools to the independent sector; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Dr. Howells
There are no plans at this stage to extend the legislation on careers education and guidance.
Many independent schools have good careers education programmes and work closely with careers services. We will take active steps to support this voluntary agreement and promotion of good practice.