HC Deb 07 April 1975 vol 889 cc354-5W
Mr. D. E. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what were the total sums spent on grants to students in full-time higher and further education in each county of Wales and in Wales as a whole for the last available year.

Mr. Prentice

The sums spent by each local education authority in Wales in the academic year 1972–73—the latest year for which complete figures are available—on grants to full-time and sandwich course students in higher and further education are given below. These exclude expenditure on awards for courses of less than one academic year's duration and those which include no payment for maintenance.

Counties £'000
Anglesey 224
Breconshire 204
Caernarvonshire 540
Cardiganshire 382
Carmarthenshire 643
Denbighshire 624
Flintshire 456
Glamorgan 2,078
Merioneth 160
Monmouthshire 990
Montgomeryshire 151
Pembrokeshire 454
Radnorshire 63
Total Counties 6,970
County Boroughs
Cardiff 789
Merthyr Tydfil 134
Newport (Mon) 271
Swansea 472
Total County Boroughs 1,666
Total Wales 8,636