HC Deb 19 February 1985 vol 73 c418W
31. Ms. Richardson

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what information he has as to the number and proportion of full-time places in nursery education compared to part-time places.

Mr. Dunn

In January 1984, there were 42,992 full-time pupils and 215,609 part-time pupils in maintained nursery schools and nursery classes of maintained primary schools in England. Full-time pupil numbers were just under 17 per cent. of the total.