§ Mr. Evennett
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what grant assistance is provided by his Department to local education authorities to fund in-service training for teachers.
§ Mr. Alan Howarth
The main source of grant assistance is the local education authority training grant scheme, details of which are set out in Department of Education and Science circular 20/89, a copy of which is in the Library. In 1990–91 the scheme will support expenditure of £214.7 million with grant of £125.7 million.