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Secondary Education (Costs)

Volume 975: debated on Friday 7 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what has been the average yearly cost, including all services and overheads in each of the last three years, in providing a secondary education for a pupil.

Net Recurrent Cost* Per Pupil at Maintained Secondary (Including Middle Deemed Secondary) Schools in England and Wales

Financial years—Cost per pupil 1979 survey prices

£
1976–77554
1977–78554
1978–79564 (provisional)

* Excludes debt charges and revenue contributions to capital outlay.