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Educational Expenditure (Belfast)

Volume 14: debated on Thursday 3 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much of the money made available by the Department of Education to the Belfast education and library board goes to the maintained sector and how much to the State (controlled) primary sector; and in what manner these figures have altered in the past three years.

Recurrent payments by the Belfast education and library board on maintained primary schools and on controlled primary schools in each of the last three years were as follows:

YearMaintained Primary Schools £ millionControlled Primary Schools £ million
1978–791·82·3
1979–802·12·7
1980–812·43·2