§ Mr. Allan Stewart
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) what consideration he has given to the introduction of vouchers into Scottish education;
(2) whether he has any plans to introduce education vouchers into Scotland.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
My right hon. and learned Friend has no immediate plans to introduce a voucher scheme in Scotland. A pilot scheme to provide students in further education with training credits is being tested in Grampian region.