HC Deb 21 January 1997 vol 288 c556W
Mr. Worthington

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what are the current total school rolls at(a) primary and (b) secondary level; and what forecast he has made of school rolls at primary and secondary level in (i) five and (ii) 10 years time. [10944]

Mr. Ancram

The information requested is as follows:

Primary enrolemnts Secondary enrolements
1995–96 (actual) 185,413 150,888
2000–01 (projected) 173,721 154,223
2005–06 (projected)1 n/a n/a
1 School population projections are made only for seven years beyond actual enrolments.