HC Deb 09 June 1967 vol 747 cc287-8W
Mr. Dewar

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many children were in approved schools in Scotland at a recent convenient date; how many of these were there as a result of persistent absenteeism from school; and how many as a consequence of sexual offences.

Mr. Ross

At 31st March, 1967, there were 1,595 children in approved schools, of whom 35 had been committed for truancy and six for sexual offences.

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