§ Mr. Andrew F. Bennett
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the total Government expenditure for 1983–84 on allowances for the boarding education of the children of military and diplomatic personnel.
§ Mr. Whitney
The total estimated cost to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of boarding school allowances for all its personnel, including those in the communications division and the ODA, is £6,735,050 in 1983–84.
Costs for children of military personnel are a question for my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence.