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Academies: North of England

Question for Department for Education

UIN 38584, tabled on 25 May 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the answer of 23 May 2016 to Question 37442, what the (a) budget and (b) spend was for the three Northern Fund competitions for academy sponsors.

Answered on

6 June 2016

The Chancellor announced the £10m Northern Fund budget, for 2015-16, in his 2014 Autumn Statement. A total of £9,457,033.00 was spent on the three Northern Fund competitions. These are broken down as follows:

  • Competition 1: £4,717,464.00

  • Competition 2: £2,189,229.00

  • Competition 3: £2,550,340.00

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