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Play Groups

Volume 32: debated on Thursday 18 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many (a) 3-year-old and (b) 4-year-old children in Scotland were in (i) local authority and (ii) voluntary play groups expressed as (a) full-time equivalents and (b) full and unweighted part-timers in each of the last three years for which figures are available.

The numbers of children attending play groups in the years ending 31 March 1979, 1980 and 1981 were as follows:

Local authority play groups891967919
Voluntary play groups45,33940,78342,830
Information is not available about ages or about full-time and part-time attendance.