§ Miss Rathbone
asked the President of the Board of Education what was, on 6th December, 1940, the average attendance of the 942,278 elementary schoolchildren in evacuation areas who were enrolled with full and half-time education at that date; and whether any later figures are available?
§ Mr. Ramsbotham
Of the 849,030 public elementary schoolchildren in evacuation areas, other than Southampton, who were enrolled for full-time instruction, 652,209 (76.8 per cent.) were in attendance on 6th December. Of the 93,248 enrolled for half-time instruction 71,386 (76.6 per cent.) were in attendance. No later figures are available.