HC Deb 13 May 1982 vol 23 c310W
Mr. Alec Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Wales how much is spent per head by each county council in Wales on books and equipment for primary pupils and secondary pupils, respectively; and how this compares with 1974, 1979–80 and 1980–81.

Mr. Michael Roberts

The latest available information is shown in the following table:

to Brussels; when he expects it to be sent; and what is the time scale for an anticipated response from the European Economic Community.

Mr. Peter Walker

I am still considering with my colleagues the exact nature of the case to go to Brussels for extending the United Kingdom's less favoured areas. We hope to be able to submit it to the European Community Commission very shortly. I am unable to say how long it may take to get Council approval, but I shall do my utmost to prevent undue delay.