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Assisted Places

Volume 115: debated on Tuesday 28 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list in the Official Report the number of school pupils from each local education authority area who benefit from the provisions of the assisted places scheme during the current academic year.

Pupils at participating schools may come from outwith the area of the education authority in which the schools are located but the number of places currently taken up at schools situated in each local authority area is set out in the table.

AreaNumber of assisted pupils
Borders
Central55
Dumfries and Galloway16
Fife22
Grampian99
Highland43
Lothian1,045
Orkney
Shetland
Stratchclyde841
Tayside459
Western Isles
Scotland2,580