§ Mr. Ron Davies
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he has recently met the committee of polytechnic directors to discuss the National Advisory Body's planning exercise for 1987–88.
§ Mr. Walden
My right hon. Friend attended the annual conference of the committee of directors of polytechnics on 15 April 1986. The planning exercise being undertaken for 1987–88 by the National Advisory Body for Public Sector Higher Education was among the subjects discussed.