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School Leavers

Volume 885: debated on Wednesday 29 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many Scottish comprehensive pupils leave school as soon as possible, expressed both as a percentage of the total and numerically.

In session 1973–74, of a total of 77,485 leavers from all education authority schools in Scotland with a comprehensive intake, 45,625—58·9 per cent.—left on attaining school leaving age.