HC Deb 23 July 1985 vol 83 c508W
27. Mr. Haynes

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what financial support has been given to adult education in the years 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983 and 1984.

Sir Keith Joseph

Expenditure in England by local education authorities on adult education centres and by central government on adult education grants and programmes has been £69 million, £77 million, £88 million, £102 million and £104 million respectively for the financial years in question. The figure for 1984–85 is the estimated outturn expenditure.