§ Miss McIntosh
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what recent representations he has received from head teachers on(a) improving school performance and (b) performance-related pay for heads; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Ms Estelle Morris
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State receives letters on various subjects from headteachers, and Ministers and officials have regular discussions with the associations that represent headteachers.