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Grammar Schools

Volume 986: debated on Thursday 19 June 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what was the number of grammar school places available in the North Down constituency area of the South-Eastern Education Board in each of the last four years; and how many are available in the current year.

The maximum number of places, including temporary accommodation, for the last four years and the current year is as follows :

19763,900
19774,180
19784,180
19794,180
19804,180

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he will set out in the Official Report the cost to the taxpayer, in the last year for which the information is available, of building, equipping and maintaining premises occupied by voluntary, voluntary maintained and voluntary grammar schools, showing each type of school separately.

The available information for the financial year 1978–79 is as follows :