HC Deb 27 April 1998 vol 311 cc54-5W
Mr. Burstow

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what consultations his Department has had with the DFEE on their Green Paper on Special Education Needs. [39862]

Mr. Boateng

The Department was represented on the group, chaired by my hon. Friend the Under-Secretary of State for Education and Employment, my hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Yardley (Ms Morris), which produced the Green Paper "Excellence for all Children—Meeting Special Educational Needs", and continues to contribute to consultations following its publication last October.