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Armed Forces: Private Education

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 49182, tabled on 7 September 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the cost to the public purse was of Continuity of Education allowances for placements at (a) Eton College, (b) Winchester College, (c) Westminster School and (d) Millfield School in the last five years.

Answered on

22 September 2022

The table below details the cost to the public purse of Continuity of Education allowances for placements at Eton College, Winchester College and Millfield School in the last five years.

No Continuation of Education Allowance values were recorded for Westminster School.

Tax Year

Eton College- Windsor

Millfield School- Street

Winchester College- Winchester

Grand Total

2017-18

£230,294.70

£607,592.36

£95,605.83

£933,492.89

2018-19

£184,591.80

£570,142.51

£60,924.60

£815,658.91

2019-20

£115,259.00

£617,390.25

£84,904.40

£817,553.65

2020-21

£182,416.42

£656,840.03

£101,204.60

£940,461.05

2021-22

£172,603.50

£665,306.84

£94,164.00

£932,074.34

Grand Total

£885,165.42

£3,117,271.99

£436,803.43

£4,439,240.84

Actual costed value between 01 April and 31 March each year. Adjusted for Retrospective Payments and Collection of Overpayments.