Inner London Education Authority

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:06 pm on 5th April 1984.

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Photo of Sir Keith Joseph Sir Keith Joseph , Leeds North East 4:06 pm, 5th April 1984

As my hon. Friend says, delegation to the boroughs would have been an option, but the Government have decided that there should be a unitary authority, although we are building into the main legislation a right of review. I can agree with my hon. Friend that some Labour leadership posts seem to be precarious. I must take the opportunity once again to pay tribute to a great deal of the contents and spirit of the recently published Hargreaves report of ILEA, where so much common ground with the Government is apparent on the pursuit of quality.