§ Mr. Marlow
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is his estimate of the percentage of children from each of the major ethnic minorities in(a) primary and (b) secondary education in England and Wales.
§ Mr. Alan Howarth
The information requested is not available centrally, but my right hon. Friend has announced in circular 16/89 that statistics will be collected 537W by local education authorities from September 1990 and that aggregate returns will be made to the Department in the summer of 1991.