HC Deb 21 March 1922 vol 152 cc276-7W

asked the President of the Board of Education the number of children holding free places in the secondary schools who have not been admitted from the elementary schools; the percentage of such children to the aggregate number holding free places in the secondary schools; and to the total number receiving secondary education?


The particulars for which the hon. Member asks are as follow:

Secondary Schools on the Grant List.
England and Wales.
Number of pupils on 31st March, 1920.
(1) Total 308,266
(2) Free pupils 101,375
(3) Non-ex-Public Elementary School free pupils 4,670
(4) Percentage of (3) to (2) 4.6%
(5) Percentage of (3) to (1) 1.5%