HC Deb 25 June 2002 vol 387 cc832-3W
Ian Lucas

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what extra funding to schools in England she has provided in the form of special grants outside the SSA from 1999 to the present; how much has been provided; and for what purposes. [63602]

Mr. Miliband

The following table shows the Department's special grants paid under section 88B of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 from 1999–2000 to 2002–03. The table does not include specific grants provided by the Department such as the Standards Fund.

1999–2000 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03
School Standards Grant 293,219 631,307 645,027
School Budget Support Grant 50,000
Education Budget Support Grant 52,394
Teachers Pay Grants 276,573 479,275 120,835
GM Transitional Grants 7,376 21,010 10,335 33
Post-Sixteen Budget Support Grant 20,100


1 2002–03 figures are provisional estimates/payments made to date and, as such, are likely to change.

2. Figures are in cash terms.

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