§ Mr. Christopher Price
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science (1) what percentage of pupils at direct grant schools hold free places and pay fees, respectively;
(2) what percentage of parents who pay fees at direct grant schools receive some remission of fees.
§ Mr. Gordon Walker
62 per cent. of pupils at direct grant schools hold free places and 38 per cent. hold fee-paying places. 28 per cent. of the latter (11 per cent. of the total) have their fees wholly or partly remitted.