HC Deb 11 February 1977 vol 925 cc874-5W
Mr. MacGregor

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what has been the increase in expenditure on education in real terms over the past six years.

Mr. Oakes

The year-by-year progression of expenditure at 1976 Survey Prices on education and libraries, science and arts in Great Britain is set out in the recent White Paper on the Government's Expenditure Plans (Cmnd. 6721—Part I). More detailed information will be contained in the second part of this White Paper to be published shortly.