§ Mr. Hancock
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the total number of schoolchildren in Hampshire at the last available date and in 1979, respectively.
§ Mr. Dunn
There were 218,990 full-time and 2,159 part-time pupils in maintained primary, middle and206W secondary schools in Hampshire in January 1985. The equivalent figures for January 1979 were 260,074 full-time and 1,688 part-time pupils respectively.