HC Deb 05 May 1955 vol 540 c147W
1. Captain Pilkington

asked the Minister of Education how many schools were completed in 1954; how many school places were provided; and what was the cost.

Mr. Vosper

During the year ending 1st February, 1955, 560 new schools were completed, and 190,225 school places were taken into use. The total value of contracts completed at primary and secondary schools during the same period was £48.2 million.