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Adult Education

Volume 984: debated on Thursday 8 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he will publish in the Official Report the annual expenditure on adult education in each of the last five years, together with the projected expenditure for the year 1980–81.

The figure for 1979–80 is not yet available. The figures for the previous five years with planned expenditure for 1980–81 are as follows:Net recurrent and capital expenditure by Local Education Authorities, Department of Education and Science and Welsh Office on Adult Education in England and Wales


Financial years

£ million 1979 Survey Prices


* Excluding certain expenditure by university extra mural departments, Workers Educational Association and the Welsh National Council of the YMCA.