HC Deb 12 February 1997 vol 290 c226W
Mr. Whittingdale

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what proportion of(a) primary and (b) secondary school pupils in Essex attend (i) grant-maintained schools, (ii) voluntary-aided schools and (iii) local authority schools. [15418]

Mr. Robin Squire

The latest available information is shown in the following table:

Percentage of pupils1 in grant-maintained, LEA2 maintained, and voluntary-aided schools in the Essex local education authority area in January 1996
Grant-maintained Voluntary aided Other LEA maintained
Primary 16.7 10.9 72.4
Secondary 70.8 2.4 26.8
1 Includes part-time pupils in primary schools.
2 Schools operating as grant-maintained on the schools' census day January 1996.

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