HC Deb 28 November 1946 vol 430 cc340-1W
95. Mrs. Manning

asked the Minister of Education how many schools are still organised as all-standard schools in the following categories: council schools, voluntary schools urban schools and rural schools.

Mr. Hardman

I here were 9,662 all-age schools maintained by local education authorities in January, 1946. Of these, 3,746 were in urban areas, 1,692 being county schools and 2,054 voluntary schools. Of the 5,916 all-age schools in rural areas, 2,386 were county schools, and 3,530 were voluntary schools.