§ 34. Mr. Roy Hughes
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if she will make available additional expenditure to facilitate the merging of local education authorities that will be brought about as a result of the proposed reorganisation of local government.399W
§ Mrs. Thatcher
Exchequer assistance to local authorities in respect of education and other services is given by means of rate support grants the amount of which are determined following negotiations between the local authority associations and Government Departments over the estimated level of relevant expenditure.