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National School System

Volume 80: debated on Tuesday 11 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what alterations he plans to the national school system to seek to improve the productive quality of the labour force; and if he will make a statement.

Improving the effectiveness of schools’ contribution to preparation for working life is an important aspect of the Government's policies for raising standards. These are set out in the White Paper "Better Schools" (Cmnd. 9469).