§ Mr. Burns
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, pursuant to his answer of 21 May 1999,Official Report, column 475, when he expects to reach a decision on the appeal made by Rainsford School, Chelmsford, against the direction of Essex County Council to admit a pupil, whose name has been supplied to his Department. 
§ Ms Estelle Morris
Officials have now received the necessary information from Essex LEA and are drawing up advice for my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State to make his final decision on the case shortly.