HC Deb 26 June 1995 vol 262 c473W
Mr. Worthington

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is the per capita funding for each of the different types of secondary school in Northern Ireland. [29501]

Mr. Ancram

The average per capita costs based on the initial budget allocations in the 1994–95 financial year in the various types of secondary schools were as follows:

Controlled Secondary 2,253
Maintained Secondary 2,231
Controlled Grammar 2,156
Voluntary Grammar 2,211
Grant Maitnained Integrated 2,525

Scheme Mean (Weeks) Median (Weeks) Standard deviation (Weeks)
Agricultural Development Operational Programme Capital Grant Scheme 23.44 21.57 5.05
ADOP Farm Innovation Scheme 25.57 23.00 7.50
Farm and Conservation Grant Scheme—non plan 22.02 19.07 16.37
Farm and Conservation Grant Scheme—plan 24.97 23.21 12.70
Sub-Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development Capital Grant Scheme 13.05 11.28 9.37


The information relates to all claims including those not properly substantiated when received. Delays in the issue of payments often arise from the need to return a high proportion of claim forms to applicants for further validation.