§ 24 and 25. Sir ROBERT HUTCHISON
asked the Secretary for Scotland (1) how many girls of over 11 years of age there are in average attendance in urban and rural public elementary schools in Scotland, respectively; and how many of these in urban and rural schools are receiving instruction in domestic subjects, in accordance with Regulations;
(2) how many boys of over 11 years of age are there in average attendance in urban and rural public elementary schools in Scotland, respectively; and how many of these in urban and rural schools are receiving instruction in handicraft, in accordance with Regulations?
§ Captain ELLIOT (Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health, Scotland)
These two questions involve a number of figures, and, with the hon. Member's permission, I will circulate the information in the OFFICIAL REPORT. It is not possible to separate further the figures for urban and rural public schools.
§ Following is the information:
|Number of pupils receiving instruction in practical subjects in primary schools in Scotland during year ended 31st July, 1924:|
|Estimated number of scholars on roll of 11 years of age and over:.|
|Number receiving instruction in:|
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