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16-Plus (Examination)

Volume 982: debated on Tuesday 1 April 1980

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16.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what further response he has received over his proposals for a single system of examination at 16-plus; and when detailed discussions on these proposals will commence.

The examining boards, the Schools Council and the local authority associations have agreed to dis- cuss the implementation of the Government's proposals. Initial meetings with the examining boards have already taken place.