HC Deb 09 March 1949 vol 462 cc126-7W
Mr. Parker

asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations what is the number of children in Newfoundland and Labrador who attend schools belonging to the Church of England, Roman Catholic, United Church, Salvation Army, Seventh Day Adventists, Moravians, Grenfell Mission and undenominational and interdenominational schools; and what percentages they are of total schoolchildren.

Mr. P. Noel-Baker

The figures are given in the attached table:

Denomination Children attending school Percentage of all school children
Per cent.
Church of England 20,969 28.69
Roman Catholics 24,641 33.71
United Church 17,373 23.77
Salvation Army 4,458 6.10
Seventh Day Adventists 217 .30
Moravians Grenfell Mission 155 .21
Inter-denominational 4,492 6.14
Un-denominational 790 1.08