HC Deb 12 November 1968 vol 773 c89W
Mr. Brian Parkyn

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many mentally sub-normal children attend special schools in Bedfordshire; and what plans he has to increase the number of available places.

Mr. Snow

There are 116 mentally sub-normal children attending junior training centres. I understand that work will start next year on a new centre and that another will follow which will increase the number of places to 166. Questions about places in special schools for the educationally sub-normal are a matter for my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Education and Science.

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