§ Mr. Blunkett
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what was (i) the actual spending per pupil in each local education authority and (ii) the education standard spending assessment per pupil in(a) primary schools, (b) secondary schools and (c) total in 1996–97. 
§ Mr. Robin Squire
Actual spending per pupil for 1996–97 will not be known until the year has ended. The following table shows the 1996–97 education standard spending assessment per pupil in(a) primary and (b) secondary schools for each local education authority, and (c) the England averages.