HC Deb 23 June 1993 vol 227 c218W
Mr. Chisholm

To ask the Secretary of State for education how much money was given to further education colleges in 1992–93 to prepare them for incorporation; and what provision was made in the conditions of grant for bonuses to senior staff.

Mr. Boswell

Transitional funding of some £18.3 million was made available in 1992–93 by the Further Education Funding Council to institutions joining the further education sector in England. All colleges in England received a minimum of £35,000, which they could use for any purpose that directly assisted with their preparations for independence. The position in Scotland is a matter for my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland.

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