HC Deb 21 May 1973 vol 857 cc1-2W
Mr. Elystan Morgan

asked the Seemtary of State for Wales how many children attend nursery schools in Wales at present; and what percentage of four-year-olds attend the same.

Mr. Peter Thomas

In January 1973, the latest date for which information is available, 3,671 pupils attended nursery schools in Wales. This includes 1,279 four-year-olds, which is 2.9 per cent. of the age group. Full figures for the under-fives are only so far available for January 1972, when in all 40,787 pupils attended maintained nursery schools. nursery classes or primary schools in Wales.