§ Mr. Butcher
The average net institutional expenditure per pupil in maintained secondary schools in 1986–87, the latest year for which information about actual spending is available, is given in the table:146W
Average net institutional expenditure1 per secondary pupil2 £ per pupil 1986–87 cash terms ILEA 2,350 Outer London boroughs 1,550 Metropolitan districts 1,355 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.