§ Sir John Biggs-Davison
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is the composition, function and cost to public funds of the Northern Ireland Council for Educational Development.
§ Mr. Scott
The members of the Northern Ireland Council for Educational Development are drawn from a range of interests including all sectors of the education system, industry, commerce and the broadcasting organisations. It is the Department of Education's main advisory body on educational development in primary and secondary, including grammar, schools, and in colleges of further education in Northern Ireland. Its total estimated expenditure on its curriculum development activities in 1982–83 is £54,000.