Review of Post-Primary Education

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 2:45 pm on 14 October 2002.

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Photo of Gerry McHugh Gerry McHugh Sinn Féin 2:45, 14 October 2002

Go raibh maith agat, a Cheann Comhairle. I welcome the Minister’s answer and, in particular, the move on the 11-plus. Many teachers and parents have already been in touch to express their delight that this flawed and divisive test is truly on its way out. Does the Minister believe that to suspend the institutions at a time when the education system is planning such fundamental change is nothing short of political vandalism?