HC Deb 29 November 1989 vol 162 c259W
Mr. Thurnham

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the number of children under the age of five years who are currently receiving nursery education provided by Bolton education authority; and what was the figure 10 years ago.

Mrs. Rumbold

The number of children under five attending maintained nursery schools and classes in Bolton in January 1989 and January 1979 are as follows:

  • January 1989: 2,785.
  • January 1979: 1,941.