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Pre-school Education: Finance

Question for Department for Education

UIN 130831, tabled on 5 March 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and which local authorities allocated a quality supplement through the early years funding formula in 2017-18; and which local authorities plan to allocate such a supplement in 2018-19.

Answered on

13 March 2018

42 local authorities plan to allocate funding for a quality supplement through their local formula in 2017/18 for three and four year olds. For two year olds, two local authorities plan to fund a quality supplement in 2017/18. Full details on local authority planned budget information can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/section-251-2017-to-2018.

The department will not have local authority planned budget available information for 2018/19 until September 2018.