HC Deb 11 March 1980 vol 980 c535W
Mr. Frank R. White

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the total expenditure on education in Scotland; and what is the average per pupil.

Mr. Alexander Fletcher

In 1978–79 total public expenditure on education excluding universities, was £893.3 million at outturn prices; current expenditure per pupil in local authority primary and secondary schools was about £550.