HC Deb 22 October 1909 vol 12 c712W

asked the Home Secretary if he can state the number of children committed to industrial schools from 1st April to 30th September this year, and the number commited during the corresponding period last year?


The numbers are as follows:—

1st April to 30th Sep., 1908. 1st April to 30th Sep., 1909.
To ordinary industrial schools 1,683 1,634
To short term industrial schools 570 477
2,253 2,111
showing in all a decrease of 142.