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Miss Joan Lestor: asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether, in view of the grant made by his Department to the National Association of Pre-school Play Groups, he will make it a condition that the Association should make its member groups open to inspection by the officers of his Department.
Miss Joan Lestor: Is my hon. Friend aware of the concern of the National Association of Pre-school Play Groups at the lack of guidance from his Department? Will he consider making some greater form of voluntary advice available to individual groups?
Miss Joan Lestor: asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what proposals he now has for the expansion of nursery school facilities.
Miss Joan Lestor: Is my right hon. Friend aware that the provision of educational facilities for the under-fives is rapidly becoming the monopoly of the private and often unqualified sector? Does he not consider that this development is likely to be detrimental to the interests of the under-fives?
Miss Joan Lestor: asked the Minister of Health how many local authorities have applied to him for permission to make a grant to Brook Advisory Centres Limited.