HC Deb 13 May 1971 vol 817 c150W
Mrs. Renée Short

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if she will supply a breakdown of the cost-per-place figures for nursery, primary and secondary education, respectively, indicating what sums are attributable to salaries, capital cost of building, revenue costs, etc., in each case.

Mr. van Straubenzee

Estimated current costs per place for 1970–71 are attributable approximately as follows:

comes into force, stating what will be the extra cost falling on the ratepayers of these authorities.

Mrs. Thatcher

Under the provisions of the Education (Milk) Bill all local education authorities would still be under a duty to supply free milk to certain categories of school pupil. Authorities would have no power under the terms of the Bill to supply free milk to pupils not covered by the duty, and none has communicated to me any intention to do so.