§ Mr. Thurnham
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what recent representations he has received about the maintenance of discipline in schools; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mrs. Rumbold
Since my right hon. Friend announced the establishment of the committee of inquiry into discipline in schools on 18 March this year, we have received about 80 letters on the general subject of discipline in schools from hon. Members and others.