HC Deb 08 November 1979 vol 973 cc294-5W
Mr. Peter Robinson

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what percentage of the total State schools is the number of schools that closed for a school day during the Papal visit to the Republic of Ireland.

Mr. Goodhart

[pursuant to his reply, 1 November 1979, c. 650]: 8.8 per cent. of controlled schools closed on the day in question.