HC Deb 08 April 1957 vol 568 cc97-8W
Mr. G. M. Thomson

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what percentage of pupils of secondary school age are in senior secondary courses for each of the education authorities in Scotland.

Mr. Maclay

The following table shows for each education authority area at 16th January, 1956 (the latest date for which the figures are available), the percentage of pupils who were following senior secondary courses in relation to the total number of pupils in junior and senior secondary schools. The figures include

Mr. Iain Macleod

The following table gives the information desired:

all pupils in secondary classes in public schools.

Aberdeen 40
Angus 39
Argyll 35
Ayr 42
Banff 46
Berwick 40
Bute 25
Caithness 35
Clackmannan 31
Dumfries 31
Dunbarton 45
Bast Lothian 36
Fife 33
Inverness 46
Kincardine 40
Kirkcudbright 34
Lanark 36
Midlothian 33
Moray and Nairn 37
Orkney 37
Peebles 39
Perth and Kinross 38
Renfrew 46
Ross and Cromarty 37
Roxburgh 36
Selkirk 58
Stirling 32
Sutherland 50
West Lothian 39
Wigtown 33
Zetland 29
Aberdeen 27
Dundee 35
Edinburgh 39
Glasgow 51

The average for Scotland as a whole is 40 per cent.