HC Deb 01 July 1981 vol 7 cc409-10W
Mr. Foster

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science, pursuant to his reply of Monday 22 June, Official Report, c. 42, how much money the nursery education component of grant-related expenditure assessments for 1981–82 constitutes for Great Britain as a whole and for each region.

Dr. Boyson

The nursery education component of grant related expenditure assessments for 1981–82 for England as a whole is £127.1 million. A regional breakdown of this follows. Responsibility for nursery education matters in Wales and Scotland rests with my right hon. Friends the Secretaries of State for Wales and Scotland respectively.

Regions of England £ million
North 8.5
Yorkshire and Humberside 13.4
North West 18.1
East Midlands 10.6
West Midlands 14.6
East Anglia 5.3
South East 45.5
South West 11.1