§ Mr. Thurnham
To ask the Secretary of State for Education what assessment his Department has made of the correlation between surplus places in schools, expenditure per pupil, and GCSE results.
§ Mr. Forth
As my right hon. Friend told the House on 15 December 1992,Official Report, columns 284–85, the 588W Department is investigating these figures and their relationships. I will write to my hon. Friend when that analysis is available.