§ Mr. Kilfoyle
To ask the Secretary of State for Education (1) how many further education colleges have achieved their student targets;731W
(2) how many further education colleges have had their budgets cut because of non-attainment of student targets;
(3) if the methodology used by the Further Education Funding Council in allocating money to further education colleges includes criteria covering socio-economic factors.
§ Mr. Boswell
Details of individual colleges' student targets, the funding of individual colleges, and the funding methodology, are matters for the Further Education Funding Council. I am asking the council's chief executive to write to the hon. Member.