Orders of the Day — Supply
Mr Reginald Prentice (Newham North East)
As many hon. Members wish to speak in the debate, I do not want to discuss at length this afternoon the future of direct grant and independent schools. However, let us have a debate about them. I should be delighted to debate the subject at any time the Opposition choose. I have answered the point on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in what I have just said. There cannot be, and there never has been, under any Government in practical circumstances a completely free choice for the majority of parents. We might as well face that frankly.