HC Deb 18 April 1972 vol 835 cc71-2W
Mr. Tilney

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if she will republish the figures for reading ability for 15-year-old boys and girls in the same form as that in HANSARD of 3rd June, 1964, covering the reading surveys of 1948, 1952, 1956 and 1961, but with the addition of the results for the most recent survey and with the small amendment to the figures of 1961 which were later recommended as preferable.

Mrs. Thatcher

The figures requested are as follows:

Mr. Eyre

The information is as follows and derives from analyses of first registrations in cases where the conditions of both tenancy and premises at the time of registration were effectively the same as those on which the previous rent rested.

Average Previous Rent per week Average Rent Change on Registration per week
1966 £2.07 +67p
1967 £2.07 + 8p
1968 £2.30 - 7p
1969 £2.18 +11p
1970 £2.47 +22p
1971 £2.24 +71p

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