§ Mr. John Page
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the estimated cost of the changeover to metric units of all textbooks and ancillary equipment; and whether the cost will be met by the local education authorities or the Government.
§ Mr. van Straubenzee
No estimate is possible. Expenditure by local education 465W authorities on books and equipment is included in relevant expenditure for the purposes of rate support grant.