§ Mr. Dalyell
To ask the Secretary of State for Education what is Her Majesty's Government's policy on the introduction to schools of courses involving DNA technology.
§ Mr. Robin Squire
The National Curriculum Order for science includes study of DNA and genetics in attainment —target 2 life and living processes for pupils aged 14 to 16. It is compulsory for pupils in maintained schools in England and Wales.