HC Deb 05 July 1976 vol 914 cc446-7W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will publish a table showing the number of recognised nursery schools in each of the eight counties of Wales, indicating how many of these are Welsh medium nursery schools.

Mr. Barry Jones

The number of nursery schools in each county is as follows:

Clwyd 12
Dyfed 2
Gwent 21
Mid-Glamorgan 19
South Glamorgan 4
West Glamorgan 9
These schools have 1,500 full-time and 3,000 part-time pupils. A further 34,000 full-time and 5,000 part-time pupils under 5 years of age attend nursery, infant or primary classes in primary schools.

Nursery schools are not classified on a linguistic basis.