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Mentally Handicapped Persons (Teacher Training)

Volume 33: debated on Tuesday 7 December 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will make a statement on the proposed ending of the only local teacher training course in the education of the mentally handicapped at the city of Liverpool college of higher education.

The city of Liverpool college of higher education has both initial and in-service training courses related to children with special educational needs. The decision announced by my right hon. Friend on 8 November 1982 was concerned with the discontinuation of initial training only.