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General Certificate Of Secondary Education

Volume 82: debated on Tuesday 2 July 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many representations he has received concerning the proposed merit and distinction awards for the new General Certificate of Secondary Education examination; and, of those, how many approved of the proposals.

The Department has received over 360 responses to the consultation paper on GCSE distinction and merit certificates issued last December. About one-third of those replying express support for the proposals, in some cases with qualifications.