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Bain Review

Volume 458: debated on Wednesday 14 March 2007

11. To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on the Bain Review of education. (126345)

The Bain Review represents an important step in improving education in Northern Ireland. The report includes recommendations for making better use of resources, improved planning of schools, and improved sharing and collaboration across schools, and highlights the educational, economic and social benefits which changes will bring. The Government have accepted all the report’s recommendations.