§ Mr. Chaytor
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment if he will publish a White Paper on lifelong learning; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Dr. Howells
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Education and Employment plans to publish a consultation paper on lifelong learning on 25 February, together with our responses to the reports from the Committee of Inquiry into Higher Education and the Further Education Funding Council's Widening Participation Committee.