HC Deb 04 February 1971 vol 810 c420W
54. Mr. Bob Brown

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what steps are being taken to reduce the number of pupils per class in maintained schools in Northumberland County.

Mr. van Straubenzee

Northumberland will be helped by its share of the building programmes and of the rapidly increasing supply of teachers. My right hon. Friend is willing to consider applications for increased quotas of teachers.