HC Deb 06 May 1947 vol 437 c195
22. Mr. William Ross

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many new classrooms are required in Ayrshire as a result of the raising of the school-leaving age; how many have been provided; and how many are under construction.

Mr. Westwood

306 classrooms will be required, but only a proportion of these will be required by 1st September. 46 are in course of erection; none have yet been completed.

Sir T. Moore

Could the right hon. Gentleman say what is the increase in the classes themselves as a result of this legislation?

Mr. Westwood

No, Sir, not without notice.

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