HC Deb 05 November 1974 vol 880 cc106-7W
Mr. Sillars

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the pupil roll in Scottish primary and secondary schools at the present time; and how this compares with the position in 1964.

Mr. William Ross

On the basis of the latest available returns, the comparison in respect of education authority schools is as follows:

Total roll
January 1974 January 1964
Primary pupils 634,677 580,365
Secondary pupils 370,864 275,147

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