- 24 Oct 2018
Date received: 12 September 2018
Date responded: 10 October 2018
I can also confirm that a telephone call took place on 26 June 2018 between Clare Hicks, Deputy Director for Workforce, Infrastructure and Reform Division and Larry Flanagan, General Secretary of EIS to inform him that the Deputy First Minister intended to make a statement to Parliament that afternoon regarding the Education Bill.
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