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Education: Finance

Question for Department for Education

UIN 7138, tabled on 14 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding her Department has allocated to (a) Northamptonshire and (b) the education authority with the highest spend per pupil in 2015-16; and what the national average is for such funding for each education authority.

Answered on

20 July 2015

Information on the schools block unit of funding (SBUF) for all local authorities and regions for financial year 2015 to 2016 can be found at this link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dedicated-schools-grant-dsg-2015-to-2016

The average spend per pupil in England in financial year 2015 to 2016 is £4,612.

The SBUF does not cover funding for early years or high needs pupils.

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