Education spend doubles since 1988

27th May 2011 at 01:00

UK public spending on education and training has more than doubled in real terms in the past two decades, according to the Office for National Statistics. In 201011 the total was #163;87 billion, a rise from #163;43 billion in 198788. The study found that per-pupil spending in England in 200910 was #163;5,956 per pupil, but in Wales the figure stood at #163;5,429, nearly 9 per cent lower.

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