§ Sir David Steel
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how he intends to respond to Peebles high school board's response to consultation paper by Scottish Office Education Department "School Management: The Way Ahead"; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Lang
I am at present giving careful consideration to the response from the Peebles high school board and to the other responses to the consultation paper on school management issued by the Scottish Office Education Department earlier this year. I intend shortly to bring forward firm proposals.