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School Transport Costs

Volume 888: debated on Tuesday 11 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will publish in the Official Report a table indicating each local education authority's school transport costs for the last 12 months for which figures are available.

The information is as follows:

EXPENDITURE ON TRANSPORTING PUPILS BETWEEN HOME AND SCHOOL: ENGLAND AND WALES—FINANCIAL YEAR, 1973–74
LEA£Outturn Prices
ENGLAND: COUNTIES
Bedfordshire467,280
Berkshire549,330
Buckinghamshire750,308
Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely424,555
Cheshire1,100,937
Cornwall539,948
Cumberland350,500
Derbyshire590,423
Devon928,032
Dorset555,893
Durham763,474
Essex1,434,881
Gloucestershire658,101
Hampshire1,034,559
Herefordshire292,312
Hertfordshire1,244,151
Huntingdonshire and Peterborough299,317
Isle of Wight138,795
Isles of Scilly2,082
Kent1,508,137
Lancashire1,994,125
Leicestershire578,857
Lincolnshire-Hollandn.a.
Lincolnshire-Kestevenn.a.
Lincolnshire-Lindseyn.a.
Norfolk640,832
Northamptonshire469,561
Northumberland546,736
Nottinghamshire560,096
Oxfordshire333,496
Rutlandn.a.
Shropshire501,048
Somerset1,040,769
Staffordshire589,196
Suffolk East406,633
Suffolk West340,452
Surrey1,118,695
Sussex East454,437
Sussex West528,711
Warwickshire696,674
Westmorland133,180
Wiltshire593,564
Worcestershire536,632
Yorkshire East Riding347,980
Yorkshire North Riding503,246
Yorkshire West Riding1,532,196
ENGLAND: COUNTY BOROUGHS
Barnsley15,257
Barrow in Furnessn.a.
Bath27,036
Birkenhead62,130
Birmingham439,927
Blackburnn.a.
Blackpool44,203
Bolton62,375
Bootle38,214
Bournemouth61,362
Bradford187,912
Brightonn.a.
Bristol147,792
Burnleyn.a.
Burton on Trentn.a.
Bury22,806
Canterburyn.a.
Carlislen.a.
Chester27,337
Coventry172,923
Darlington16,363
Derby123,465
Dewsburyn.a.
Doncaster21,667
Dudleyn.a.
Eastbournen.a.
Exeter23,356
Gateshead28,227
Gloucester52,014
Great Yarmouth13,851
Grimsby7,871
Halifax67,750
Hartlepool40,967
Hastings19,156
Huddersfield72,327
Ipswich21,765
Kingston upon Hull129,865
Leeds272,972
Leicester169,805
Lincolnn.a.
Liverpool375,663
Lutonn.a.
Manchester288,373
Newcastle upon Tyne90,278
Northamptonn.a.
Norwich39,681
Nottingham91,114
Oldham27,675
Oxford33,697
Plymouth128,605
Portsmouth53,339
Preston37,000
Reading66,142
Rochdale16,630
Rotherhamn.a.
St. Helens23,455
Salford33,400
Sheffield166,497
Solihull61,603
Southampton56,584
Southend on Sea49,635
Southport31,502
South Shields32,922
Stockport56,310
Stoke on Trent104,053
Sunderland32,191
Teesside116,535
Torbay32,331
Tynemouth13,556
Wakefield15,480
Wallasey41,315
Walsall42,570

LEA£ Outturn Prices
Warley47,805
Warringtonn.a.
West Bromwich43,000
Wigan14,063
Wolverhampton82,494
Worcester23,516
Yorkn.a.
OUTER LONDON
Barking654,890
Barnet228,624
Bexleyn.a.
Brent362,447
Bromley252,457
Croydon302,971
Ealing514,000
Enfield226,394
Harringey138,498
Harrow117,423
Havering212,485
Hillingdon216,569
Hounslow269,059
Kingston upon Thames71,435
Mertonn.a.
Newham153,390
Redbridge209,198
Richmond upon Thames122,808
Sutton141,477
Waltham Forest118,849
INNER LONDON1,236,046
WALES: COUNTIES
Anglesey121,002
Breconshire135,000
Caernarvonshire185,048
Cardiganshire135,370
Carmarthenshire291,985
Denbighshire300,192
Flintshire206,539
Glamorgan1,186,670
Merioneth100.163
Monmouthshire613,034
Montgomeryshire218,297
Pembrokeshire214,020
Radnorshire116,000
WALES: COUNTY BOROUGHS
Cardiff165.001
Merthyr Tydfil48,992
Newport (Monmouthshire)51.123
Swansea163,023