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Pre-School Education

Volume 81: debated on Tuesday 18 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales what percentage of the relevant age groups of Welsh children currently receive pre-school education in each Welsh county; and what was the percentage for 1979, 1980 and 1984, respectively.

The numbers of full-time and part-time pupils aged under five years of age at maintained nursery and primary schools, expressed as a percentage of the total three and four-year-olds age group, are as follows. Figures for 1984 are the latest available.

Per cent.
197919801984
Clwyd575972
Dyfed616264
Gwent616367
Gwynedd586064
Mid Glamorgan727375
Powys535961
South Glamorgan555354
West Glamorgan858888