HC Deb 23 March 1967 vol 743 c299W
Mr. Moorman

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science (1) how overcrowding in secondary schools in Essex compares with the national average;

(2) how the latest figures on the extent of overcrowding in secondary school places in Essex compare with those for all the other home counties.

Mrs. Shirley Williams

The only relevant statistical information available relates to oversize classes. The figures are as follows:

Oversize classes as a percentage of total classes per cent.
Essex 32
England and Wales 27
Berks./Bucks./Herts./Kent/Surrey 24