§ Mr. Andrew F. Bennett
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many representations he has received(a) in favour and (b) against Audenshaw high school, Tameside, opting out of the local education system.
§ Mrs. Rumbold
My right hon. Friend has received 21 statutory and two non-statutory objections to Audenshaw high school's application for grant-maintained status. No letters of support have been received. There is no formal provision for such representations.