HC Deb 02 June 1938 vol 336 c2250W
Mr. Lyons

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education whether he will state the number of classes in the public elementary schools in the city of Leicester with more than 40 pupils on the rolls at the last convenient date, and the progress that has been made in the reduction of this number?

Mr. Lindsay:

The information for which the hon. Member asks is given in the following table:

Number of classes in public elementary schools with over 40 pupils on registers.
Total number of classes. Over 40 but not over 50. Over 50 Total over 40.
31st March, 1936 912 320 40 360
31st March, 1937. 914 302 48 350
31st March, 1938. 920 289 12 301