§ 26. Mr. Chapman
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is his latest estimate of the number of pupils who will be attending State primary and secondary schools in the academic year 1983–84; and how this figure compares with 1979–80.
§ Dr. Boyson
According to the latest projections there will be 7,256,000 pupils in January 1984 compared with 8,183,000 in January 1980.