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Schools (Building Costs)

Volume 640: debated on Thursday 11 May 1961

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asked the Minister of Education how the average cost of schools built in 1955 compares with 1960; and what was the corresponding figure for 1950–51.

The average net cost per place of new primary schools was£158 in 1950,£143 in 1955 and£155 in 1960. The comparable figures for new secondary schools are£276,£244 and£271.