§ Mr. Barry Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many pre-school playgroups there are in each of the counties of Wales.248W
§ Mr. Richards
The latest available figures provided by Wales PPA are for 1993–94. They are taken from "Statistics from Wales PPA Facts and Figures 1993–94" and are as follows:
Number Clwyd 79 Dyfed 45 Mid Glam 80 South Glam 89 West Glam 17 Gwent 68 Gwynedd 32 Powys 34 Wales 444
These do not include combined parent and toddler groups/playgroups.