– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 21st January 2003.

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Photo of Brian Fitzpatrick Brian Fitzpatrick Labour

Question S1W-33067

To ask the Scottish Executive what it estimates the likely percentage change will be in school rolls by 2011 in (a) Scotland, (b) the East Dunbartonshire Council area and (3) the East Renfrewshire Council area.

Photo of Nicol Stephen Nicol Stephen Liberal Democrat

The projected decline in mainstream local authority school rolls in Scotland, East Dunbartonshire and East Renfrewshire is set out in the following table:

2001 School Census

2011 Projection

Percentage Change





East Dunbartonshire




East Renfrewshire




A revised Scotland projection based upon information from the 2001 population census is now available. This shows a decline in pupil numbers across Scotland of 14%. Local authority figures on this basis are not available.

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