Class Sizes

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 7th October 2010.

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Photo of David McLetchie David McLetchie Conservative

Question S3O-11573

To ask the Scottish Executive what estimate it has made of the additional revenue and capital costs to local authorities of the policy of imposing a maximum number of 25 pupils in primary 1 classes.

Photo of Michael Russell Michael Russell Scottish National Party

The financial effects of The Education (Lower Primary Class Sizes) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010 were addressed in the related Executive Note.

The Scottish Government consulted widely prior to introducing the regulations. The vast majority of the 24 local authorities that responded explicitly welcomed the regulations, and comments relating to resource implications referred almost exclusively to the possibility of extending the requirements to P2 and P3 classes.

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