HC Deb 28 November 1994 vol 250 cc497-8W
Mr. Beggs

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will publish details of the annual costs to(a) the Department for Education and (b) education and library boards in Northern Ireland related to the transfer procedure in each of the last three years for which records are available.

Mr. Ancram

The information is as follows:

£ 000
1991–92 1992–93 1993–94
Department of Education 143 156 246
Education and Library Boards1 454 485 508
1 Excludes teacher substitution for the completion of transfer report forms, which cannot be identified separately but includes the cost of appeals regarding placements in grammar and non-grammar secondary schools.

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