HC Deb 17 January 1968 vol 756 c631W
Sir E. Boyle

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will give an estimate, to the nearest 5 per cent., of the proportion of boys and girls expected to remain at school voluntarily, in the academic year 1969–70, for a full year beyond the minimum statutory school-leaving age.

Mr. Gordon Walker:

Between 50 per cent. and 55 per cent.