HC Deb 10 May 1962 vol 659 c67W
Dr. King

asked the Minister of Education if he will give the valuations in the permitted building cost per school place during the past ten years for primary and secondary schools respectively.

Sir D. Eccles

The net costs per place allowed for primary and secondary school building during the past ten years have been as follows:

Date of Operation Primary Schools Secondary Schools
January, 1951 £140 £240
March, 1953 £146 £250
April, 1955 £154 £264
April, 1960 £164 £290
March, 1961 £175 £310

NOTE: Net cost per place includes the school buildings are paved playgrounds, but excludes other site works, playing field preparation, boundary fencing and headmasters' and care-takers' houses.