HC Deb 20 April 1982 vol 22 c79W
35. Mr. Stokes

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the cost to public funds of the Schools Council.

Dr. Boyson

In 1981–82 the Schools Council received £1,879,000 as a grant in aid from the Department of Education and Science. It also received £1,785,000 from the local authorities, paid as a deduction from the rate support grant under the terms of section 56(9) of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980.