HC Deb 07 June 1984 vol 61 cc220-1W
Mr. Barry Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what was the amount spent per secondary pupil in Wales in 1978–79 and in 1983–84, expressed in 1983;–84 terms.

Mr. John Stradling Thomas

The information is as follows:

Net recurrent institutional costs per pupil at maintained secondary schools in Wales: 1983–84 prices
1978–79 £930
1983–84 *£985
* Provisional estimate.