§ Mr. Barry Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many school closures he has approved since 1979.
§ Mr. Wyn Roberts
The information requested is as follows:
Numbers 1979 14 1980 15 1981 19 1982 10 1983 28 1984 21 Total 107
Of these some closures were technical closures such as the establishment of a primary school by the amalgamation of an infant and junior school which necessitated the closure of the infant and/or the junior school.