§ Mr. Dormand
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the number of schools in England and Wales now designated as comprehensive schools; what percentage this number represents of all maintained secondary schools; and what number is housed in purpose-built buildings.
§ Mr. St. John-Stevas
In January, 1972, 1,591 or 31.7 per cent. of all maintained secondary schools, of which 287 were in purpose-built accommodation.