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Afghanistan: Schools

Volume 498: debated on Wednesday 28 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how many schools in Helmand province are (a) open and (b) in operation. (295178)

93 Government-funded schools are both open and operational in Helmand province, compared to 34 in 2006. School enrolment in Helmand has risen from 50,000 in 2006 to 64,500 today.