HC Deb 08 December 1955 vol 547 c91W
82. Mr. Alport

asked the Minister of Education what progress is being made in the reduction of the size of junior classes.

Sir D. Eccles

Between January, 1954, and January. 1955, the average size of junior classes fell from 35.6 to 35.0 and the number of junior classes with more than 40 pupils from 40,447 to 37,011.