HC Deb 18 April 1994 vol 241 cc379-80W
Mr. Walden

To ask the Secretary of State for Education what the difference is between devolvement and delegation of local education authorities' moneys.

Mr. Forth

In the context of local management of schools, funds are customarily said to be delegated where they form part of the unhypothecated budget shares allocated to schools by formula, and devolved where they are made available to schools subject to conditions, specified by the local education authority, as to the purposes for which they may or may not be used.

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