§ 19. Mr. Henderson
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the pupil-teacher ratio in Scottish primary and secondary schools, respectively, at the most recent convenient date and the comparable figures for 1979.
§ Mr. Allan Stewart
The pupil-teacher ratios for September 1983, as provisionally calculated, are 20.3 for primary and 14.0 for secondary schools. The comparable figures for September 1979 were 20.3 and 14.4 respectively.