Mr. Edward Taylor
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many new schools have been built since 1945; and what proportion of schoolchildren is now attending schools that were built within this period.
§ Mr. St. John-Stevas
By the beginning of 1973, 12,324 maintained nursery, primary and secondary schools and departments had been completed since 1945, providing 47.8 per cent. of all places in schools of these types in England and Wales.