§ 42. Mr. Simon Hughes
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what representations he has received concerning the adequacy of computer equipment in schools to meet the requirements of the national curriculum.
§ Mr. Alan Howarth
A number of representations were received both in response to the consultation exercise on the draft orders for technology and subsequently. The Department's education support grant programme makes provision for a substantial increase in the numbers of microcomputers in schools.