HC Deb 04 December 1973 vol 865 cc377-8W
Mr. Roderick

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what contribution will be made by Wales to the cut in grants to local authorities for educational purposes in the year 1974–75.

Mr. Peter Thomas

A White Paper will be published shortly setting out the Government's proposals for the rate support grant settlement for 1974–75 together with an indication of the savings on relevant expenditure which are being sought. This will still allow for a substantial rate of growth in local authority services. It is not possible to identify separately the proportion of savings to

tants, employed by each local authority in Wales in each of the past seven years.

Mr. Peter Thomas

The number of full-time nursery assistants in maintained nursery and primary schools employed by each local education authority in Wales during the last seven years is shown below :

be borne by educational services in Wales.