§ Mr. Clemitson
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the expenditure on education, expressed in per capita terms, of numbers employed in the education service in each of the past five years for which figures are available.300W
§ Mr. Oakes
Following is the information related to expenditure by local education authorities and by universities. Comparable information related to other educational establishments is not readily available.
RECURRENT EDUCATIONAL EXPENDITURE EXPRESSED PER HEAD OF THE NUMBERS EMPLOYED Financial year Local Authorities* (England and Wales) Universitiesl (Great Britain) £ outturn £ outturn 1972–73 … 2,890 7,357 1973–74 … 3,749 8,047 1974–75 … 4,872 9,341 1975–76 … 5,289 11,356 1976–77 … 6,204 12,660 * Per head of full time equivalent of all staff employed by local education authorities. † Per head of academic and related staff only: excludes ancillary staff for which figures are not available.