§ Mr. Swingler
asked the Minister of Education how many primary and secondary schools were under construction at the latest date for which figures are available; and how these figures compare with those of a year and two years ago, respectively.
§ Miss Horsbrugh
The numbers of primary schools under construction in England and Wales on 1st February in the years 1952, 1953, and 1954 were 868, 665 and 533, respectively. The corresponding figures for secondary schools were 279, 321 and 353, respectively.