§ Mr. Sproat
To ask the Secretary of State for the Education if he will list the main measures increasing regulation in any area for which his Department has responsibility, which his Department has caused to be put into effect since 9 April.
§ Mr. Forth
The wide-ranging reforms of school inspection put into effect by the Education (Schools) Act 1992 will involve the regulation of registered inspectors by Her Majesty's chief inspector of schools, in order to maintain quality assurance. No other new regulatory measures have been put into effect in the Department's area of responsibility.