HC Deb 29 November 1978 vol 959 c217W
Mr. English

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the total cost of salaries of all staff in all sections of education, excluding salaries of her Department for the last two years for which statistics are available; and what proportion of this total was paid as salaries to academic and academic related staff in universities.

Mr. Oakes:

The following table gives the information:

Total cost (salaries of all specified staff in education)£ million at outturn prices Proportion(salaries of academic staff etc. in universities)Per cent.
1975–76 3,896 5.5
1976–77 4,411 5.6