HC Deb 22 March 1983 vol 39 c377W
37. Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what change there has been in the funds allocated per capita to children in special education between May 1979 and the latest available date.

Dr. Boyson

Expenditure per pupil on special education by local authorities in England increased by 45 per cent. between the financial years 1979–80 and 1981–82, the last year for which data are available.