HC Deb 20 November 1930 vol 245 c627W

asked the President of the Board of Education what, for the last school year for which figures are available, was the average cost per child of education in primary schools in London, in county boroughs, and in other areas, respectively?


The cost per child of elementary education, calculated upon the actual net expenditure of local education authorities in the financial year 1929–30 is as follows:

s. d.
London 361 10
Other counties 231 0
County boroughs 250 10
Boroughs 240 11
Urban districts 278 7
England and Wales 255 6