asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he will list in the Official Report the percentage by which school rolls have fallen in (a) mainstream schools, (b) all special schools and
|LEA||Number of pupils with statements in Special school||Number of pupils with statements in primary Middle and Secondary schools||All pupils with statements||Percentage of pupils with state- ments in special schools||Percentage of pupils with state-ments in Maintained schools|
|Kingston upon Thames||276||50||326||84·7||15·3|
(c) special schools for ESN(M) and ESN(S) pupils for those of compulsory school age in the period (i) 1972 to 1984 and (ii) 1981 to 1984.
The number of pupils of compulsory school age in maintained primary and secondary schools in England has fallen by 10 per cent. both between 1972 and 1984 and between 1981 and 1984. In maintained and non-maintained special schools, the number of pupils of compulsory school age has fallen by 5 per cent. between 1972 and 1984 and by 9 per cent. between 1981 and 1984. Equivalent information for special schools for ESN(M) and ESN(S) pupils is not available.