§ 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.