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Barnstaple Schools

Volume 163: debated on Monday 4 December 1989

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the present and the forecast figure for pupils at the primary schools in Barnstaple Roundswell, Barnstaple Whiddon Valley and Barnstaple Landkey; and what additional funding he will provide for new schools in this area.

According to Devon local education authority, the figures are as follows:

Barnstaple, Roundswell371501
Barnstaple, Whiddon Valley8871,140
Barnstaple, Landkey205218
No proposals for new schools are currently before my right hon. Friend for decision. Priority is given in the distribution of annual capital guidelines for new school places needed as a result of population growth.