§ Mr. Freeson
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science (1) what is her estimate of the total number of sub-standard and slum secondary schools requiring to be replaced by new buildings;114W
(2) what is her estimate of the total number of sub-standard or slum secondary schools requiring to be remodelled.
§ Mrs. Thatcher
The only up-to-date information relates to schools built before 1903. Returns from local education authorities in 1970, which may not be complete, indicated that there are some 300 secondary schools of this age in England which require replacement or major improvement.