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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-21072: Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 17 January 2019

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will work with local authorities to produce statistics on the number of pupils who attend (a) primary, (b) secondary and (c) special schools in a different local authority to the one in which they live, which was previously produced as part of the discontinued publication, Placing Requests in Schools in Scotland.

Answered by: John Swinney 24 January 2019

Statistics on the number of pupils who attend a school in a different local authority to the one in which they live are available in the annually published Pupil Census, Supplementary Data : https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/School-Education/dspupcensus

Statistics for primary pupils by local authority of residence and local authority of the school attended are provided in Tables 6.14 and 6.15.

Statistics for secondary pupils by local authority of residence and local authority of the school attended are provided in Tables 7.10 and 7.11.

Statistics for special pupils by local authority of residence and local authority of the school attended are provided in Tables 8.11 and 8.12.