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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th June 1995.

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Photo of Neil Gerrard Neil Gerrard , Walthamstow 12:00 am, 27th June 1995

When will the Minister stop misleading parents into believing that they have a choice of schools? Is not the truth that parents can express a preference but that schools make the choices now? In any case, schools do not have elastic walls. When they are oversubscribed, many parents are left angry and frustrated. Will the Minister start being honest with parents?