§ 107. Mr. Litherland
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what representations he has received from head teachers of infant and junior schools in Manchester regarding present working conditions; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Alan Howarth
My right hon. Friend last year received via the right hon. Member for Manchester, Wythenshawe (Mr. Morris) a representation from the headteacher of Oldwood infant school in Manchester concerning staff facilities at the school.
As part of a visit to Manchester last December my right hon. Friend visited Ravensbury county primary school where he saw working conditions at first hand.
Decisions about the allocation of capital resources in county schools are a matter for Manchester education authority.