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in the forces had their incomes made up to their original

In general, then, the impression is strengthened that expenditure on primary education in the immediate pre-war period was nearly at the level of the immediate post-war years. This is a remarkable discovery to those who knew only the financial statistics but not, however, to those who knew the schools. Expenditure per child, however, was probably about one-eighth to one-quarter greater after the war than it was in the earlier pre-war years, and it has risen since 1950.