HC Deb 17 April 1962 vol 658 c54W
97. Mr. Gourlay

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will state the number of pupils in the first- and fifth-year classes of senior secondary schools in Scotland in the years 1952, 1954, 1956, 1957, 1959, and 1961, the number of pupils presented for the Higher Leaving Certificate and the number acquiring the necessary qualifications to enter university in those years.

Mr. Maclay

The Answer to the first part of the Question is given in the table of figures below. As regards the number of pupils obtaining qualifications for university entrance. I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given to the hon. Member for Glasgow, Maryhill (Mr. Hannan) on 21st March, when it was explained that it is not possible to extract the requisite information.

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