§ Mr. Kirkwood
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the latest available figures of expenditure by each region in Scotland on school clothing grants.
§ Mr. Allan Stewart
The latest available figures for expenditure on school clothing grants made under section 54 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 are in respect of financial year 1982–83. The figures are as follows:
Education Authority (to the nearest
Borders 13,000 Central 248,000 Dumfries and Galloway 26,000 Fife 18,000 Grampian 4,000 Highland 32,000 Lothian 122,000 Strathclyde 1,937,000 tayside 90,000 Orkney 4,000 Shetland — Western Isles 19,000 TOTAL 2,513,000