HC Deb 15 December 1949 vol 470 cc315-6W
119. Mr. Piratin

asked the Minister of Education how many schools have been black-listed since 1925, when 650 were so recorded; how many black-listed schools exist to date; and if he is satisfied with the steps being taken to remove and replace them.

Mr. Tomlinson

The number of schools black-listed in 1925 was 2,827; no school has been added since, and 638 are still in use. As regards the last part of the Question I would refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 23rd June, 1949.

ment exchange during the last week of October in the years 1937, 1938 and 1939; how many vacancies were available in each week; and what were the corresponding figures for the same period in the years 1947, 1948 and 1949. including vacancies.

Mr. Isaacs

The following table gives the information desired, so far as it is available.