HC Deb 05 May 1960 vol 622 c96W
Mr. Boyden

asked the Minister of Education what was the cost per head of primary schoolchildren and of secondary schoolchildren, respectively, in 1959.

Sir D. Eccles

The average cost per head of educating primary and secondary pupils in maintained schools in England and Wales in the financial year 1959–60 is estimated to be £53 10s. and £90, respectively.