HC Deb 31 March 1987 vol 113 c502W
Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is the level of provision of nurseries for children aged up to five years in Northern Ireland.

Mr. Needham

At 30 June 1986 (the latest date for which figures are available), community and voluntary groups, employers and private individuals registered with the health and social services boards under the Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 were providing 12 nurseries offering places for 384 children.