Budget 05: Spending on pupils sees sharp increase
Spending on pupils sees sharp increase.
The chancellor has announced that spending on each school pupil will rise dramatically.
Brown said that spending was £100 per pupil in 1997, £650 in 2004 and will be £1,000 per pupil by 2010. He added that the government’s three-year spending plan on IT had risen to £1.7bn.