§ Mr. Brittan
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science (1) what has been the average expenditure per pupil in North Yorkshire for each of the past three years;
(2) what has been the average expenditure per pupil in Cleveland for each of the past three years;25W
(3) what has been the average expenditure per pupil in England and Wales for each of the last three years.
Financial years 1974–75 1975–76 1976–77 (1975 survey prices) (1976 survey prices) (1977 survey prices) £ £ £ Primary 214 263 297 Secondary 345 404 448 Primary and secondary 269 324 364
My Department does not prepare figures of costs per pupil for each local education authority, but analyses of their estimates and expenditure, together with comparable national figures, are contained in the education statistics published annually by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, copies of which are available in the Library.