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Subsidies (Cambridgeshire)

Volume 976: debated on Tuesday 20 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what are the current subsidies on (a) school meals, (b) school transport, and (c) school milk in Cambridgeshire.

The net cost to public funds of these services in 1978–79 was £3·7 million, £1·9 million and £0·1 million respectively. In total, these subsidies represent more than 8 per cent. of the authority's expenditure on the education service.