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Volume 927: debated on Wednesday 2 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what percentage of the children leaving school in (a) the Inner London Education schools and (b) schools in the outer London boroughs are leaving primary schools with (i) a reading age equivalent to or above their chronological age and (ii) a reading age below their chronological age.

Information about reading standards defined in this education area; and what percentage of the overall cost of Inner London Education Authority each represented.

In the financial year 1975–76 the gross expenditures were as follows:way in individual local education authority areas is not collected by the Department.