Parliament: Educational Visits

House of Commons Commission written question – answered on 15th January 2014.

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Photo of Mark Lazarowicz Mark Lazarowicz Labour, Edinburgh North and Leith

To ask the hon. Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross representing the House of Commons Commission, how many school parties visited Parliament from each of the (a) English regions and (b) other constituent parts of the UK in each of the last three years for which figures are available.

Photo of John Thurso John Thurso Chair, Finance and Services Committee, Chair, Finance and Services Committee

The number of school parties visiting Parliament from each of the (a) English regions and (b) other constituent parts of the UK in each of the last three years is set out in the following table. The data refer to schools visiting Parliament on its core education programme; school groups visiting Parliament on Members' tours are not included.

  2010-11 2011-12 2012-13
Yorkshire and Humber 34 schools 61 schools 78 schools
  38 visits 72 visits 99 visits
  1,024 students 1,967 students 2,532 students
       
North West 56 schools 72 schools 74 schools
  83 visits 96 visits 88 visits
  2,186 students 2,434 students 2,198 students
       
North East 13 schools 15 schools 22 schools
  15 visits 16 visits 28 visits
  386 students 302 students 612 students
       
West Midlands 68 schools 79 schools 111 schools
  123 visits 133 visits 176 visits
  3,601 students 3,744 students 4,965 students
       
East Midlands 79 schools 73 schools 79 schools
  91 visits 100 visits 135 visits
  2,390 students 2,635 students 3,653 students
       
South East 142 schools 172 schools 189 schools
  222 visits 246 visits 304 visits
  5,732 students 6,393 students 7,762 students
       
East of England 102 schools 92 schools 109 schools
  147 visits 129 visits 145 visits
  3,748 students 3,218 students 3,852 students
       
London 228 schools 277 schools 312 schools
  372 visits 479 visits 494 visits
  10,406 students 13,258 students 13,229 students
       
South West 47 schools 79 schools 85 schools
  65 visits 113 visits 119 visits
  1,678 students 3,056 students 2,998 students
       
Scotland 21 schools 20 schools 15 schools
  28 visits 28 visits 20 visits
  613 students 664 students 464 students
       
Wales 33 schools 40 schools 33 schools
  52 visits 55 visits 52 visits
  1,469 students 1,520 students 1,314 students
       
Northern Ireland 9 schools 7 schools 12 schools
  9 visits 7 visits 14 visits
  178 students 110 students 294 students

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