§ 34. Mr. Langford-Holt
asked the Minister of Education how many children are retained at school at present as a result of the raising of the school-leaving age to 15 years.
§ Mr. Tomlinson
In January, 1949, there were just over 330,000 more children in maintained and assisted primary and secondary schools as a result of the raising of the compulsory school age to 15 years.