HC Deb 21 March 1973 vol 853 c128W
Mr. Rose

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the average pupil-teacher ratio in primary, comprehensive and direct grant grammar schools in the new Manchester county district area.

Mr. St. John-Stevas

The information is not available, but for the present county borough of Manchester, which is nearly coterminous with the future metropolitan district of the same name, the figures in January 1972 were:

Maintained primary schools 26.6
Maintained secondary schools
Modern 18.3
Grammar 16.6
Comprehensive 16.5
all 16.9
Direct grant grammar schools 16.5