HC Deb 19 January 1988 vol 125 c627W
63. Mr. Grocott

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is his latest estimate of the proportion of secondary children in private schools.

Mr. Dunn

The number of pupils in England aged 11 to 15 attending independent schools as a proportion of the pupils in this age group in school in January 1987 was 7.7 per cent.