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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 Sir John Cope Sir John Cope , Gloucestershire South 12:00 am, 3rd August 1976

Will the Secretary of State try to educate his Minister of State into the view that as far as university entrance is concerned it is one of the facts of life that selection cannot be eliminated and, therefore, there will be failures? It is only a question of how best one can measure selection and decide who are the failures.