HC Deb 20 February 1973 vol 851 c52W
Mr. Farr

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the percentage increase of pupils in maintained primary and secondary schools in Leicestershire in the latest available year; and what was the national percentage increase in the same year.

Mr. St. John-Stevas

Between January 1971 and January 1972, 4.2 per cent. in Leicestershire and 2.4 per cent. in England and Wales.