HC Deb 24 June 1986 vol 100 c90W
Mr. Pawsey

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what percentage of secondary schools in Scotland are selective; and what were the comparable figures for 1979, 1970, and 1960, respectively.

Mr. Allan Stewart

There are no state schools at present with a purely selective intake policy. The information requested for past years is shown in the table. Comparable information is not available prior to school session 1966–67.

Per cent.
1979–80 1.8
1970–71 38.8
1966–67 64.0