HC Deb 25 November 1982 vol 32 c552W
Dr. Roger Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what percentage of pupils leaving Welsh secondary schools during the last academic year for which figures are available had no formal examination qualifications; if he will give the figures for each local education authority; and how the average and overall figures compare with England and English local education authorities.

Mr. Michael Roberts

The following table gives the information for maintained secondary schools in Wales for 1980–81, the latest year for which figures are available. Information for English local education authorities is the responsibility of my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Education and Science.

Percentage of leavers in 1980–81 with no GCE of CSE examination qualifications Per cent.
Clwyd 12.2
Dyfed 17.5
Gwent 19.5
Gwynedd 16.5
Mid Glamorgan 33.9
Powys 16.9
South Glamorgan 20.3
West Glamorgan 23.9
WALES 21.5