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Nursery Education

Volume 891: debated on Monday 28 April 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what has been the level of Government expenditure on the provision of nursery level education in Scotland in each of the past 10 years.

Expenditure by education authorities on nursery level education for the years from 1967–68, the first year for which this information is available, is set out below. The expenditure has been estimated centrally, as most authorities do not distinguish nursery expenditure in their accounts.

Outturn prices £million
CurrentCapitalTotal
1967–681·00·11·1
1968–691·10·11·2
1969–701·20·21·4
1970–711·40·21·6
1971–721·60·21·8
1972–732·00·32·3