Mr. John D. Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many schools were closed in each of the past five years within the constituency of Richmond and Barnes.
§ Mr. Alan Howarth
Information at constituency level is not available centrally. The number of schools which have closed in each of the last five years in the Richmond local education authority area was as follows: 45W
Number of schools closed 1985 2 1986 0 1987 0 1988 12 1989 23 1 Closed for the purpose of amalgamation. 2 Two schools closed for the purpose of amalgamation.