§ Mr. O'Halloran
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is his latest estimate of the number 408W of pupils who will be attending primary and secondary schools in the academic year 1983–84; and how this figure compares with 1979–80.
§ Mr. John Patten
The information requested is as follows:
1979–80 (Actual) Thousands 1983–84 (projected) Thousands Primary Schools 196.0 177.6 Secondary Schools (including preparatory departments) 164.2 157.5