Orders of the Day — Self-Governing Schools etc. (Scotland) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:39 pm on 6th March 1989.

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Photo of Mr Michael Forsyth Mr Michael Forsyth , Stirling 9:39 pm, 6th March 1989

Nobody has a monopoly of educational wisdom, so nobody should have a monopoly of provision. The Bill is designed to promote excellence. Equal opportunity must mean equal opportunity to excel. I commend the Bill to the House.