Andrew Jones – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Education

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Andrew Jones on 2014-06-26.

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many (a) primary and (b) secondary school places have been created in (i) Harrogate and Knaresborough constituency, (ii) Yorkshire and the Humber and (iii) the North of England since May 2010.

Mr Edward Timpson

The Department collects information from each local authority on the number of available school places (school capacity) in state-funded primary and secondary schools (except special schools) through an annual survey. The most recent data available relates to the position at May 2013 and can be found at:


Statistics for May 2010 can be found in table 1 of the SFR main tables: