HC Deb 03 November 1995 vol 265 c524W
Mr. Spring

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what is the level of administrative or overheads expenditure per pupil in the local education authorities in(a) Suffolk, (b) Cambridgeshire and (c) Norfolk for the last three years available. [39615]

Mr. Robin Squire

The table shows, at 1994–95 prices, the gross costs per pupils of expenditure on central administration recorded by(a) Suffolk, (b) Cambridgeshire and (c) Norfolk education authorities for 1991–92, 1992–93 and 1993–94, the latest year for which figures are available. These figures have not been adjusted for any changes of function. The figures may not be comparable between LEAs of differing local accounting practices.

Central administrative gross expenditure per pupil (pre-primary/primary, secondary and special 1994–95) prices
LEA 1991–92 £ 1992–93 £ 1993–94 £
Suffolk 160 169 100
Cambridgeshire 145 124 128
Norfolk 94 142 86
England 146 160 138