§ Mr. Deakins
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what are the annual capital and current costs, respectively, of State education for primary and secondary pupils, respectively; and what forecast she can make of such costs in 1981.
§ Mr. St. John-Stevas
The figures are given in the following table:
ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE IN RESPECT OF MAINTAINED PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS (EXCLUDING THE UNDER-FIVES) £ million 1972 Survey Prices 1972–73 1981–82 Capital Primary pupils 98 115 Secondary pupils 210 75 Current Primary pupils 530 585 Secondary pupils 666 1,050