HC Deb 01 May 1973 vol 855 c267W
Sir Gilbert Longden

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many nineteenth century primary schools in England and Wales have been replaced in the past two years, or are in the process of being replaced.

Mr. St. John-Stevas

The school building programmes for 1970–71 and 1971–72 included major projects designed to replace or improve respectively, 70 and 170 old primary schools in England and Wales. The corresponding figures for the 1972–73 and 1973–74 programmes are 460 and 607.