HC Deb 16 July 1984 vol 64 cc61-2W
Mr. Knox

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the average age of main school buildings in Scotland; and how this compares with 1970, 1975 and 1980, respectively.

Mr. Allan Stewart

This information is not available centrally, but information obtained from education authorities in 1977 gave the following indication of the age of main school buildings in Scotland:

Age of main school buildings Percentage of all schools
Primary Secondary
Pre-1918 47 20
1918–39 9 15
Post-war 44 65