§ 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. 
§ 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