HC Deb 27 June 1907 vol 177 cc68-9

To ask the Secretary for Scotland if he will state the total number of school boards in Scotland; the number on which women are members; the total number of school board members; and the number that are women.

(Answered by Mr. Sinclair.) There are 972 school boards in Scotland with a total membership of 5,680. At the elections which took place last year, women representatives were returned to serve on sixty-three boards, the total number of women elected being seventy-six.