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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-22063: Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 12 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government how many pupils attend schools where buildings are not deemed to be satisfactory.

Answered by: John Swinney 20 March 2019

According to our latest national school estate statistics, the number of pupils educated in poor or bad condition schools has decreased from 256,794 (37% of pupils) in April 2007 to 80,359 (12% of pupils) in April 2018.

The number of pupils educated in poor or bad suitability schools has decreased from 154,783 (23% of pupils) in April 2010 to 94,022 (14% of pupils) in April 2018.