HC Deb 20 June 1950 vol 476 cc98-9W
Mr. Hamilton

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will give for the Counties of Fife, Aberdeen, Lanark, Inverness, Ayr and Dumfries, and for the Cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen, for the earliest date after 1937 for which statistics are available, the total number of classes in primary schools and in secondary schools, respectively; the number in each case of classes with not more than 20 children on the roll; and the number with between 20 and 40, between 40 and 50 and over 50, respectively.

Mr. McNeil

I regret that pre-war figures are not available. The figures for 31st March, 1948, the earliest available, are given in the following table:

organise the distribution of cement supplies to obviate these frequent shortages.

Mr. Stokes

I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer I gave yesterday to the hon. and gallant Member for Edinburgh, West (Lieut.-Commander Hutchison) and the hon. Members for Kilmarnock (Mr. W. Ross) and Orkney and Shetland (Mr. Grimond).

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