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Secondary Schools (Microcomputers)

Volume 978: debated on Thursday 7 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will take steps to instal in every Scottish secondary school a microcomputer, on the lines of the French Government's plan for schools in France.

No. Responsibility for the provision of teaching equipment rests with the education authority or

I. TENURE BY HOUSING SATISFACTION LEVEL OF HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD
Percentage of tenure groups
Housing satisfaction level of head of householdOwned outrightBuying loan/mortgagePublic sectorOthersAll tenures
Very satisfied7055455151
Fairly satisfied2035373534
Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied12353
A little dissatisfied36957
Very dissatisfied52645
Sample size1621646671251,118
II. TENURE BY SELECTED REASONS FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH ACCOMMODATION
Percentage of heads of household in each tenure group less than very satisfied with their accommodation
Reasons mentioned for dissatisfactionOwned outrightBuying loan/mortgagePublic sectorOthersAll tenures
Accommodation too large160203
Bedrooms too few/too small2127108
Other rooms too few/accommodation too small11405711
Kitchen too small/other dissatisfaction with kitchen48868
Bathroom, lack of/too small/having to share etc1685228
Flush toilet, lack of/having to share05303
Dissatisfaction with heating93151513
Garden, lack of/too small014536
Poor construction, repair, decoration etc.3616333031
Damp, rot, draughts etc.94232319
Housing cost too expensive188688
Prefer different tenure20282
Neighbours188161014
Environment91991211
Number of persons447435460532

other managers. Some secondary schools already have access to microelectronic equipment, including microcomputers and microprocessors; and further equipment of this kind will become available under the arrangements referred to in my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Argyll (Mr. Mackay) on 15 January—[Vol. 976, c. 701.]