Mr. H. D. Hughes
asked the Minister of Education what percentage of children between the ages of 10 and 12 years on the rolls of public elementary schools under the London, Lancashire, Cheshire. Kent, Derbyshire and Surrey County Councils and the Birmingham, Liverpool. Manchester, Leeds and Wolverhampton County Boroughs, respectively, were admitted to grammar schools, including direct grant grammar schools and technical schools, in September, 1939. and September, 1949, respectively.
§ Mr. Tomlinson:
I am writing to my hon. Friend to explain why I am unable to answer his question in its present form.