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Schools: Finance

Question for Department for Education

UIN 61322, tabled on 24 January 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average amount held in reserve by schools was in each year from 2010.

Answered on

30 January 2017

The average revenue balance in each local authority maintained school is published annually. The most recent figures are in the file attached and can be found in table 5 of the statistical release available at:
https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/la-and-school-expenditure-2015-to-2016-financial-year.

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