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Further Education: Finance

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 7745, tabled on 16 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many and what proportion of further education colleges reported a financial deficit in 2014-15.

Answered on

21 July 2015

Further education colleges report on an academic year basis. The 2014/15 academic year ends in August 2015 so the information requested will not be available until January 2016.

In 2013/14 110 out of 244 colleges, representing 45% of colleges, reported an operating deficit.

Answered by

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
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