§ 53 Mr. Ellis Smith
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education (1) the amount a 1d. rate produces per child in schools in Stoke-on-Trent, Brighton, Blackpool, Bournemouth, Hastings and Eastbourne, respectively;
(2) the amount per child in education charged to rates in Stoke-on-Trent, Birmingham, Brighton, Bournemouth, Eastbourne and Hastings, respectively; and
(3) the net expenditure per child in education on the average in the country; and what is the amount in Stoke-on-Trent, Birmingham, Hastings and Eastbourne, respectively?
§ The Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education (Mr. Kenneth Lindsay)
As the answers to these questions contain a number of figures, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate them in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following are the answers:
§ The product of a 1d. rate per child in average attendance at public elementary schools in each of the areas in question for the year 1936–37 is:
§ The estimated net cost falling on the rates per child in average attendance in public elementary schools for 1936–37, in the areas in question, is as follows:
§ The net expenditure on elementary education per child in average attendance for the year 1936–37 in the areas in question is:
§ The average for England and Wales is £15 4s. 5d.