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Student Grants (Wales)

Volume 889: debated on Monday 7 April 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what were the total sums spent on grants to students in full-time higher and further education in each county of Wales and in Wales as a whole for the last available year.

:The sums spent by each local education authority in Wales in the academic year 1972–73—the latest year for which complete figures are available—on grants to full-time and sandwich course students in higher and further education are given below. These exclude expenditure on awards for courses of less than one academic year's duration and those which include no payment for maintenance.

Counties£'000
Anglesey224
Breconshire204
Caernarvonshire540
Cardiganshire382
Carmarthenshire643
Denbighshire624
Flintshire456
Glamorgan2,078
Merioneth160
Monmouthshire990
Montgomeryshire151
Pembrokeshire454
Radnorshire63
Total Counties6,970
County Boroughs
Cardiff789
Merthyr Tydfil134
Newport (Mon)271
Swansea472
Total County Boroughs1,666
Total Wales8,636