HC Deb 11 December 1963 vol 686 cc93-4W
Dr. King

asked the Minister of Education what was the number of oversized classes in primary schools and secondary schools on the latest available date.

Sir E. Boyle

In January, 1963, there were 18,201 (14.5 per cent.) junior classes with more than 40 pupils and 43,295 (43.6 per cent.) senior classes with more than 30 pupils.