HC Deb 01 February 1983 vol 36 c58W
Mr. Weetch

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many children in secondary schools in Suffolk are recognised by the local education authorities as handicapped; and how many of these attend designated special schools and special classes.

Dr. Boyson

In January 1982, the latest date for which information is available, there were 141 handicapped pupils in secondary schools maintained by Suffolk local education authority, of which 105 were registered in special classes or units and 36 in ordinary classes. In addition, there were 510 handicapped pupils aged 11 years and over in special schools maintained by Suffolk local education authority.