HC Deb 15 December 1980 vol 996 c35W
Dr. M. S. Miller

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many local authority day nurseries have been closed since May 1979.

Sir George Young

Complete figures for the year ended 31 March 1980 are not yet available. Returns received from 97 of the 108 authorities in England record the closure of nine local authority day nurseries and the opening of 19 during the year.