HC Deb 24 March 1971 vol 814 c133W
Mr. John Smith

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many nursery schools there are in Lanarkshire; how many school places there are in these schools; and what plans there are to expand the provision of nursery education in Lanarkshire.

Mr. Gordon Campbell

The provision made by Lanarkshire Education Authority at January, 1971, was as follows:

  • Coatholm Nursery School, Coatbridge (Roll 46).
  • Hollandbush Nursery School, Hamilton (Roll 73).
  • Smyllum Roman Catholic Primary School, Lanark Nursery Class (Roll 20).

Under the urban programme I have approved 75 per cent. grant on expenditure to provide an additional 140 nursery school places in Lanarkshire. I am prepared to consider further applications.

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