Mr. W. Joseph Stewart
asked the President of the Board of Education the number of children in average attendance at the elementary schools in county Durham during February, 1942, and February, 1943, respectively?
§ Mr. Butler
On the day of the meals returns in February, 1942, and February, 1943, there were present in the schools of the eleven local education authorities referred to in the answer I gave the hon. Member on 1st June, 169,026 and 175,073 children respectively.