HC Deb 23 April 1993 vol 223 cc251-3W
Mr. Wigley

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what was the spending by each local education authority in Wales on special educational needs in the latest available year.

Sir Wyn Roberts

Information is available in respect of expenditure on special education in special schools, home teaching, individual teaching in hospitals and expenditure in social services establishments charged to education. Current expenditure in special education units attached to primary and secondary schools is excluded and not available separately.

The information is given in the following table. approved, (b) the level of grant/loan approved, (c) the capital cost of the projects (d) the average assistance given and (e) the average capital cost.

Sir Wyn Roberts

The requested figures are given in the following table.

Expenditure on special education1 4 1990–91
Net current expenditure2 £000 Gross capital expenditure3 £000
Clwyd 7,810 75
Dyfed 4,164 20
Gwent 6,643 80
Gwynedd 2,908 50
Mid Glamorgan 7,898 3
Powys 2,006 33
South Glamorgan 6,641 35
West Glamorgan 3,703 0
Total Wales 41,773 296

1 Information taken from local education authority revenue and capital outturn forms.

2 Net current expenditure is defined as expenditure on employees and running expenses, less sales, fees, changes, internal recharges and other non-grant income but gross of specific government grants.

3 Gross capital expenditure is defined as the provision, acquisition and enhancement of tangible fixed assets which continue to be of value long after their acquisition.

4 Includes expenditure in special education units attached to primary and secondary schools.

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