asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what information he has as to the sex and socioeconomic background of the school-leaving population with one or more highers; and how this compares with 10 years ago.
The available information is set out in the table.
|School leavers with one or more highers; by sex and by social class|
|(b) Social Class (of father)|
|Time spent in custody by persons released from life sentences1|
|Years detained in custody|
|Year of release||6 to7||7 to8||8 to 9||9 to 10||10 to 11||11 to 12||12 to 13||13 to 14||Over 14||Total|
|IIIN (Skilled non-manual)||12||10|
|IIIM (Skilled manual)||28||25|
|IV (Partly skilled)||9||9|
|Other and not known||6||9|
1 Percentages may not sum to 100 due to rounding.
(a) Qualified school leaver returns.
(b) Scottish young people's survey.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will express by sex the percentage of the post-16 years of age school population in each socioeconomic group; and what were the equivalent figures for 10 years ago.
The information requested is not available.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how much has been spent on education in each of the past 10 years in cash and constant price terms.
Information is not available in the form requested.