§ Colonel DAY
asked the President of the Board of Education the number of elementary schools that are at present in the course of construction in England and Wales; and when it is expected they will be completed?
§ Lord E. PERCY
The following table shows the number of elementary schools for which plans have been approved during the two years ended 31st March, 1027, but which, so far as I am aware, have not yet been opened:
It is not possible to state the probable date of completion, which in each case depends upon the date of commencement, the size of the buildings and other local factors.
Council Schools. Voluntary Schools. Total. New schools 128 12 140 Replacements 100 28 128
These figures do not include additions and extensions.