§ SIR JOHN AIRD (Paddington, N.)
I beg to ask the Vice President of the Committee of Conncil on Education if he can state the number of board schools in the country, the number of voluntary schools, and also the number of scholars attending the board and voluntary schools respectively.
§ THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION (Sir JOHN GORST,) Cambridge University
The number of schools on the annual Grant List on 31st August, 1901, was, Board schools, 5,857. voluntary schools, 14,294. The number of scholars on the registers of those schools was, 2,721,173 in board schools, and 3,041,673 in voluntary schools.
§ MR. HUMPHREYS-OWEN (Montgomeryshire)
Are these the numbers on the books, or in average attendance?