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Vandalism And Violence

Volume 886: debated on Thursday 20 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what progress he is making with his talks with local education authorities about violence and vandalism in schools; and if he will make a statement.

I intend that my Department should begin discussions about violent aspects of school behaviour as soon as possible. A small informal working group set up with the Home Office and local authority associations has already started to consider measures to increase the protection of school property against vandalism.