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Youth Service (Building Programme)

Volume 648: debated on Thursday 9 November 1961

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asked the Minister of Education whether he will make a statement on the progress made in the Youth Service building programme to the value of £3 million for starts in 1960–62.

The whole programme has been allocated. Two hundred projects to a value of £1⅓ million have been finally approved and building work has started on at least 130 of these to a value of £¾ million. One hundred and eighty other projects to a value of £1¼ million have passed the preliminary planning stages.

showing the numbers and proportions of infant, junior, and senior classes of over 30, over 40, and over 50 pupils respectively; and how they compare with the figures for the last two years.