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Bilingual Education

Volume 958: debated on Thursday 16 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has any plans to introduce grants comparable with those announced for Wales in the Gracious Speech in order to encourage bilingual education in Scotland.

A grant of nearly £80,000 is already being paid to support the development over six years of a bilingual curriculum in primary schools in the Western Isles under existing statutory powers.