HC Deb 10 December 1981 vol 14 c457W
Mr. Kilroy-Silk

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many mentally handicapped young people between the ages of 16 and 19 years are currently receiving full-time education.

Mr. Waldegrave

The only information collected by the Department relates to special schools. In January 1981, the latest date for which figures are available, there were 4,400 educationally subnormal pupils over compulsory school age attending such schools in England.