HC Deb 27 April 1989 vol 151 cc621-2W
Mr. Allen

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the average cost of(a) primary, (b) secondary and (c) special needs pupils for 1987–88 (i) in England and (ii) in Nottinghamshire.

Mr. Butcher

The available information is given in the table.

Net Institutional Expenditure1 per pupil2 1987–88
Nursery and Primary Secondary Special
(£) (£) (£)
Nottinghamshire 1,020 1,545 4,145
England 1,010 1,520 4,925

1 Net Institutional Expenditure includes the cost of salaries and wages, premises and certain supplies and services. It does not include the cost of school meals, central administration and inspection, debt charges or revenue contributions to capital outlay.
2 The figures are based on LEA expenditure returns to DoE and pupil number returns to DES.

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