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Examinations (Schools Council's Proposals)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Science – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd August 1976.

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Photo of Mr David Lane Mr David Lane , Cambridge 12:00 am, 3rd August 1976

I am sure that we all welcome the Secretary of State's caution. However, will he look very critically and warily at this proposal in view of the considerable hostility it has aroused already? On this issue at least, will he take a firm stand for academic standards as the paramount consideration in reaching a decision?