§ 87. Mr. MACKINDER
asked the President of the Board of Education whether he will state the number of secondary schools in England and Wales which charge no fees, and the average fees charged by grant-aided secondary schools?
Duchess of ATHOLL
In October, 1926, the Dumber of secondary schools in England and Wales charging no fees was 69. In grant-aided secondary schools in which fees were charged, the average fee in the school year 1926–27 was, approximately, £12 per annum.