§ Mr. Swingler
asked the Minister of Education what proportions of children were being taught in oversize classes in January, 1961; and how these figures compare with those for the last two years.
§ Sir D. Eccles
In January, 1961, the percentage of junior pupils in over-size classes was 19.7 compared with 21.7 a year earlier and 24.2 two years earlier.
The percentage of senior pupils in over-size classes was 61.6 compared with 62.9 a year earlier, and 64.2 two years earlier.