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Schools: Finance

Question for Department for Education

UIN 187038, tabled on 1 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to paragraph 5.21 of Budget 2018 Red Book whether the £400 million for School Equipment and Maintenance Uplift applies to (a) specialist schools and (b) alternative provision.

Answered on

6 November 2018

The new funding is for maintained nurseries, primary and secondary schools, academies and free schools, special schools, non-maintained special schools, pupil referral units, sixth-form colleges, and special post-16 institutions that have eligible state-funded pupils. Any institution that is eligible for devolved formula capital will also be eligible for the new funding. A full list of the institutions eligible for devolved formula capital in the financial year 2018-19 can be found at:​publications/capital-allocations.

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