§ Mr. Rendel
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the expected total of spending 989W on (a) higher and (b) further education was (i) in 2002–03 and 2003–04 before the CSR and (ii) in 2003–04, 2004–05 and 2005–06 after the CSR. 
§ Estelle Morris
[holding answer 22 July 2002]: Prior to the Spending Review 2002, the total publicly planned funding to higher education institutions and on further education in England was:
£ billion Higher education1 Further education 2002–03 6.1 4.3 2003–04 6.4 4.6 1 These figures are taken from the grant letter issued to the Higher Education Funding Council for England in November 2001
The new total allocations for higher and further education in 2003–04, 2004–05 and 2005–06 following the Spending Review 2002 will be announced later.
§ John Barrett
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what regulations exist on the space provided for the education of students in further education colleges.