§ Mrs. Gillan
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what(a) the formula grant and (b) the spending per head in (i) primary and (ii) secondary schools in Buckinghamshire is in the year 2002–03. 
§ Mr. Miliband
[holding answer 19 November 2002]: Funding for Buckinghamshire in 2002–03 is shown in the following table. We will not know actual spending until the autumn of 2003.
£ SSA Grants Total Primary 2,660 460 3,120 Secondary 3,410 330 3,740
1. Figures reflect education SSA settlement figures (primary and secondary sub-blocks respectively), plus all revenue grants in DfES's Departmental expenditure limits relevant to primary and secondary pupils (excluding EMA and a handful of others where it is not possible to get figures on a comparable basis over time).
2. The pupil numbers used to convert £ million figures £ to per pupil are the maintained pupils und settlement calculations.
3. Status:2002–03 grants (and hence total) figures are provisional.
4. Price Base: cash.
5. Rounding:figures are rounded to the nearest £10. Totals may not sum due to rounding.