HC Deb 23 July 1959 vol 609 cc135-6W
26. Mr. Sydney Irving

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the amount to be spent on education my the Government of Kenya for the year 1959–60; what amount will be spent on African, European and inter-racial schools, respectively; and the number of State-aided inter-racial schools at present in the territory.

Mr. J. Amery

Cross expenditure in 1959–60 on all education will be about £5,391,000. The net expenditure on African education will be £2,848,000, and on European education £463,000.

In addition, both Africans and Europeans benefit from expenditure on common educational services such as higher education.

About £153,000 is provided specifically for inter-racial institutions. This will be spent on the Royal Technical College, and on one grant-aided school in Nairobi.

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