HC Deb 25 October 1973 vol 861 cc681-2W
Mr. Sillars

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish a table showing each Scottish education authority and the date on which each starts its post-Christmas term.

Mr. Gordon Campbell

The information for session 1973–74 is as follows:

Education Authority Date
Aberdeen 7–1–74
Dundee 7–1–74
Edinburgh 7–1–74
Glasgow 7–1–74
Aberdeen 7–1–74
Angus 7–1–74
Argyll 7–1–74
Ayr 4–1–74
Banff 7–1–74
Berwick 3–1–74
Arran 4–1–74
Bute 7–1–74
Cumbrae 3–1–74
Caithness 3–1–74
Clackmannan 7–1–74
Dumfries 7–1–74
Dunbarton 7–1–74
East Lothian 3–1–74
Fife 7–1–74
Inverness 3–1–74
Kincardine 7–1–74
Kirkcudbright 7–1–74
Lanark 4–1–74
Midlothian 7–1–74
Moray and Nairn 3–1–74
Orkney 7–1–74
Peebles 3–1–74
Perth and Kinross 7–1–74
Renfrew 7–1–74
Ross and Cromarty 3–1–74
Roxburgh 7–1–74
Selkirk 7–1–74
Stirling 7–1–74
Sutherland 8–1–74
West Lothian 7–1–74
Wigtown 7–1–74
Zetland 3–1–74

Mr. Russell Johnston

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will pub- lish the names of those local education authorities in Scotland which are below the quota for the pupil-teacher ratio by more than 1 per cent.; by what amount they fall below that level; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Gordon Campbell

The results of the autumn census of teachers and pupils will not be available for several weeks yet.