§ Ms Estelle Morris
[holding answer 19 October 1999]: The information requested is contained in tables, copies of which have been placed in the Library.
Accurate information per head of population is not available for each of the years requested. Information has, therefore, been provided on the basis of expenditure per pupil. The information contained in the tables shows for each county in England, (i) total spending in primary, secondary and special schools since 1995, (ii) the total number of pupils in those schools, and (iii) the total spending per pupil.