§ Mr. Purchase
To ask the Secretary of State for Education what was the cost of a state secondary place in Wolverhampton local education authority controlled schools in 1993–94; and what is the estimated cost in 1994–95.
§ Mr. Robin Squire
Provisional outturn figures returned by Wolverhampton LEA show net institutional spending per secondary pupil of £2,300 in 1993–94. The authority has given an estimate of its net expenditure for 1994–95 in a return published by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy. This amounts to an estimated cost per pupil of £2,531.