HC Deb 04 December 1995 vol 268 cc73-4W
Mr. Barry Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is the planned expenditure in the schools service in Wales for the year 1996–97; and if he will make a statement.[2924]

Mr. Richards

It is for individual local authorities to determine how the resources that are made available are allocated between services, including education, in the light of their statutory responsibilities and their perception of local needs and priorities.