HC Deb 17 March 1970 vol 798 cc107-8W
Mr. Ashton

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what are the latest relative comparative figures for Derbyshire County Council. Staffordshire County Council, Durham County Council and Nottinghamshire County Council, and also the national average figure for all county councils, with regard to their expenditure per 1,000 of population in each year from 1960 to 1969.

Mr. Edward Short

This information is available for 1968–69 in "Education Statistics 1968–69" of which a copy has been sent to my hon. Friend. Corresponding information for the earlier years

councils, with regard to the proportion of their total education expenditure which goes on primary school education.

Miss Bacon

All this information can be found in "Education Statistics 1968–69" published by the Institute of Municipal Treasurers and Accountants and the Society of County Treasurers a copy of which has been sent to my hon. Friend by the Department.