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Education Expenditure

Volume 129: debated on Tuesday 15 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what increase has been made in education spending in the last two years; and if he will make a statement.

The table below shows the total spending on education in cash over the last three years and the related percentage increases.both girls and boys who took A-level mathematics, craft, design and technology and physics since 1979; and if he will make a statement.

Information on the proportion of girls and boys leaving school since 1979 attempting and passing A level mathematics, craft design and technology, and physics is given in the table. Information on grades is not readily available.