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17-Plus Examination

Volume 984: debated on Tuesday 6 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the current position on proposals for a less academic public examination to be taken at the age of 17-plus.

I am considering the recommendations in the Keohane report in the light of comments and alongside other proposals relating to examinations at 17-plus. However, I have not yet reached decisions on these complex issues.