HC Deb 24 May 1962 vol 660 c60W
Mr. Swingler

asked the Minister of Education if he will state, for the latest date for which figures are available, the numbers of new primary and secondary schools, respectively, under construction; and if he will circulate in HANSARD a table of figures giving this information for each of the last ten years.

Sir D. Eccles

At the end of 1961, 293 new primary schools and 306 new secondary schools were under construction. The following table gives similar figures for previous years, and also shows the number of new schools completed. Projects for extending or modernising existing schools are excluded.