§ Mr. Patchett
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the average cost of educating(a) a primary school pupil and (b) a secondary school pupil in the local education authorities within South Yorkshire.
§ Mr. Fallon
In 1988–89, the latest year for which information is available, the school-based expenditure per nursery and primary pupil and per secondary pupil derived from information returned by the authorities was as shown in the table. Figures for nursery schools and for primary schools are not collected separately.
1985–86 1986–87 1987–88 1988–89 £ million (1990–91 prices) Academic-academic related staff 1,170.3 1,218.9 1,255.0 1,262.1 Other staff 530.3 532.0 522.6 521.6 Total as a percentage of United Kingdom universities' total recurrent expenditure from general funds 66.8 67.9 67.3 66.2
1990–91 prices are derived using GDP deflator assumptions based on the university academic year.
§ Mr. Fatchett
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he will fund a survey to compare the pay of university technicians with people in similar jobs in the private and public sectors; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Alan Howarth
No. This is a matter for the employers to consider and fund if it is deemed necessary.50W
Nursery and Primary schools £ Secondary schools £ Barnsley 1,065 1,645 Doncaster 1,175 1,655 Rotherham 1,125 1,635 Sheffield 1,230 1,810