§ Mr. Byers
To ask the Secretary of State for Education how much each local education authority was recharged in respect of grant-maintained schools in its area in the latest year for which information is available; what this value was for each pupil in the grant-maintained sector in that local education authority area; and what was the equivalent pupil cost in local authority schools for each local education authority.
§ Mr. Robin Squire
The information requested will take some time to collate. I will write to the hon. Member as soon as it is available.