HC Deb 02 April 1984 vol 57 cc384-5W
Mr. Ernie Ross

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what has been the total amount spent on education by Tayside region in each of the past five years; and what is the corresponding information for all aggregated local government expenditure on education in Scotland.

Mr. Allan Stewart

The information, obtained from local authority expenditure returns, is shown in the following table:

Net expenditure by education authorities on education
£000 Out-turn prices
Tayside Scotland
1978–79 54,001 798,637
1979–80 63,721 936,164
1980–81 76,959 1,144,886
1981–82 86,962 1,276,713
1982–83 92,693 1,363,152