HC Deb 02 April 1940 vol 359 cc30-1W
Miss Rathbone

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education whether he will give for each of the following towns: London, Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield, Leeds and Birmingham, the percentage of elementary schoolchildren which, on 1st April, were, respectively, still in the reception areas, attending school in the home town full-time, attending school in the home town half-time, attending tutorial or home teaching classes, and not yet attending school?

Mr. Lindsay

Returns for 1st April are not yet available, nor is it possible to supply for any one recent date all the desired information. The following table shows for each of the areas the numbers of public elementary school children on the latest dates for which figures are available.