§ Mr. Malcolm MacPherson
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the amounts of expenditure on school buildings in Northern Rhodesia in each of the last five years.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
Expenditure by the Government of Northern Rhodesia on African school buildings in each of the last five years has been as follows:
£ 1953–54 (18 months' period to June, 1954) 315,203 1954–55 239,422 1955–56 368,097 1956–57 473,913 1957–58 (final figure not yet available) 463,937
In addition there has been expenditure by voluntary agencies and Native Authorities, towards which the Government have contributed, but details of this expenditure are not available. The Government of Northern Rhodesia are not responsible for expenditure on non-African school buildings.