§ Mr. Kilfedder
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many children are in attendance at primary schools; and how many are at State primary schools and at Roman Catholic primary schools.
§ Mr. Goodhart
School enrolment figures are not collected on a religious basis. Provisional figures for the number of children attending Northern Ireland primary schools in January 1979 are as follows:
Primary Schools No. of pupils Controlled 105,844 Voluntary and voluntary maintained 95,022 Total 200,866