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Volume 886: debated on Friday 21 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science when the review on medical standards for epileptics training to be specialist teachers of physical education, as set out in addendum 3 to Circular 429, was initiated; and when he expects to publish his conclusions on the review.

There was no formal review. The question of modifying the Department's advice on this subject was

The figures for the most recent five years available are as follows:raised by my medical advisers in the context of a circular being prepared to consolidate guidance given in Circular 249 and subsequent amendments. The circular will issue when current consultations with the local authorities' and teachers' associations are complete.