HC Deb 03 March 1975 vol 887 cc305-6W
Mr. Freud

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will publish in the Official Report a table showing the figures for building allocations in each of the last 10 years for nursery, primary, secondary, college of education, polytechnic, university, adult and further education.

Mr. Prentice

The values, in millions of pounds at prices then current, of annual programmes authorised to start in each of the last 10 years are as follows:

the school population of England and Wales in October 1974 suggest that about 65,000 pupils were receiving free school meals under the family income supplement "passport" arrangements. This figure does not include pupils receiving free meals under supplementary benefit arrangements; the total for the two categories was given in answer to a Question by my hon. Friend the Member for Paisley (Mr. Robertson) on 25th February.—[Vol. 887, c. 88.] Equivalent figures for earlier years are not available.

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