HC Deb 22 June 1993 vol 227 cc160-1W
Mr. Beggs

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the education authorities in Scotland with the total number of pupils for which each education authority is responsible.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

The total number of pupils at September 1992 in education authority nursery, primary, secondary and special schools, or for whom special arrangements are made under section 14 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980, is shown for each education authority in Scotland.

Education Authority Number of pupils
Scotland 797,978
Borders 15,204
Central 43,682
Dumfries and Galloway 23,425
Fife 58,022
Grampian 80,943
Highland 35,173
Lothian 103,688
Strathclyde 366,076
Tayside 59,168
Orkney 3,463

Education Authority Number of pupils
Shetland 4,228
Western Isles 4,906
Strathclyde Divisions:
Argyll and Bute 9,546
Ayr 61,108
Dunbarton 54,541
Glasgow 99,535
Lanark 83,256
Renfrew 58,090

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