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Volume 154: debated on Tuesday 30 May 1922

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asked the President of the Board of Education whether he can state how the total expenditure of local education authorities, as estimated by them for 1922–23 in respect of elementary and higher education, respectively, compares with their total expenditure as shown in their revised estimates for 1921–22, and as assumed for the purposes of the Board's Estimates for 1922–23?

The figure are as follow. They are based on a first return, and the estimates in the cases of about 40 authorities for elementary education and 24 authorities for higher education have not yet been formally adopted by the councils concerned:—