HC Deb 21 November 2000 vol 357 c133W
Helen Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment (1) what guidance is being provided for inspectors on indicators of race equality in schools; [138876]

(2) what steps he is taking to ensure that school inspectors who are required to inspect provision for English as an additional language are given appropriate training; [138878]

(3) if he will make it his policy to ensure that racial awareness training is mandatory for all school inspectors; and if he will make a statement. [138877]

Ms Estelle Morris

These are matters for HM Chief Inspector of Schools, Chris Woodhead. I have asked him to write to my hon. Friend and to place a copy of his letter in the Library.