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Elementary School Children (Cost)

Volume 245: debated on Thursday 20 November 1930

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asked the President of the Board of Education what, for the last school year for which figures are available, was the average cost per child of education in primary schools in London, in county boroughs, and in other areas, respectively?

The cost per child of elementary education, calculated upon the actual net expenditure of local education authorities in the financial year 1929–30 is as follows:

Other counties2310
County boroughs25010
Urban districts2787
England and Wales2556