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.
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.