HC Deb 11 December 1900 vol 88 c506

I beg to ask the Vice-President of the Committee of Council on Education if he will state what has been the average cost of maintenance in denominational schools for the years 1895–1900; also what has been the amount stated in the audited accounts of Voluntary schools to have been paid for rent during the years in which the audit has been operative.


From 1895 the average cost has been £1 18s. 11¼d., £1 19s. 6¾d., £2 0s. 6d., £2 2s. 4¾d., £2 5s. 1¼d., and£2.6s. 4¼d. The amounts stated to have been paid for rent in the two years for which audit has been compulsory are £111,465 1s. 8d. and £112,964 13s. 7d.