§ Mr. Eggar
My right hon. and learned Friend is still considering his decision. Section 73 (4)(b) of the Education Reform Act requires this proposal and the section 12 proposals published by Kent education authority on 13 June to close this school and the Wilmington high school, and the section 13 proposal published simultaneously by the Rochester Church of England diocesan122W board of education to establish a new voluntary aided school in the premises, to be considered together. He will inform the governors, the education authority and the diocese of his decision shortly.