§ Mr. David Clark
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the average percentage of children, in the last five years, who were accepted for selective secondary education in those parts of the Upper Agbrigg divisional educational area where selection is retained; and what is the national figure.
§ Mr. van Straubenzee
According to information supplied by the West Riding local education authority, the answer to the first part of the Question is 30.6 per cent. A national figure on a comparable basis is not available.