§ 31. Mr. Kenneth Lewis
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he will seek powers to control the standards of examination for O and A level certificates so as to establish an equal standard by the various boards concerned.
§ Mrs. Shirley Williams
The Schools Council for the Curriculum and Examinations acts on behalf of my center hon. Friend as central co-ordinating authority for secondary school examinations and considers among things the difficult question of establishing comparability of standards between the examinations of the various boards.